For prospective and current educational administrators learning about school and community relations. A well-researched text that presents school officials with information on how to establish effective relationships in the school community. This best-selling text provides school officials with a practice guide to successfully implementing effective communication with their staff and the community — while also providing readers with the research that explains how each strategy will improve school quality, community participation, and student learning. The School and Community Relations is organized in such a way that students learn how to establish a working community relations program in an easy-to-understand and step-by-step fashion. In addition, the text’s authors are comprised of experienced practitioners and educators that have gained their knowledge and tested their strategies in school systems around the country.