Epstein writes, "The way schools care about children is reflected in the way school's care about the children's families." What do you think she means by this? What do you see as the fundamental reason that schools, families and communities need to work together? Also, Abravanel's paper Building Community Through Service-Learning: The Role of Community Partner, makes interesting points about community involvement. Describe your vision of what this kind of engagement would look like in your community.
Discusses the importance of family, schools, and the community working together through service-learning projects. Discusses how Epstein feels about the way schools care about children, and Abravanel's paper on Building Community through Service-Learning.