- A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement, by Anne T. Henderson and Karen L. Mapp (Austin, TX: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 2002), reviews the research regarding family-school partnerships and student achievement.
- Culturally Responsive Parental Involvement: Concrete Understandings and Basic Strategies, by A. Lin Goodwin and Sabrina Hope King (Washington, DC: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 2002), explains that strong parental involvement in a child’s education and school environment is essential to the success of the child and the school. It explores culturally biased beliefs many educators frequently have toward their students and their students’ families, examining a variety of ways in which educators and parents can work together to benefit students.
- Getting Parents Involved in Schools; Successful Parent Involvement; Barriers to Successful Parent Involvement; Teaching Both Parents and Teachers. Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement.
- Promoting Equity through Family School Partnerships.
- Beyond Bedtime Stories: A Parent’s Guide to Promoting Reading, Writing and Other Literacy Skills from Birth to 5 (Bennett-Armistead, Duke, Moses. 2007)
- Beyond the Bake Sale. The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships (Henderson, Mapp, Johnson, Davies. 2007)
- Powerful Partnership A Teacher’s Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success. (Mapp, Carver, Lander. 2017)
- School, Family and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action, (3rd Edition. Epstein and Associates. 2009)
- The Parent Companion. A super Homework Dictionary for Parents! Designed for Students K-12 (Edison. 2015)
- Visible Learning. A Synthesis of over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement (Hattie. 2009)