Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 269–273 | Cite as

On board early: Building strong family-school relations

  • Kevin J. Swick
  • Rolf Grafwallner
  • Michael Cockey
  • Joan Roach
  • Sheilah Davidson
  • Marie Mayor
  • Nancy Gardner
Working with Families
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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin J. Swick
    • 1
  • Rolf Grafwallner
    • 2
  • Michael Cockey
    • 2
  • Joan Roach
    • 3
  • Sheilah Davidson
    • 3
  • Marie Mayor
    • 4
  • Nancy Gardner
    • 4
  1. 1.College of EducationUniversity of South CarolinaColumbia
  2. 2.Maryland State Department of EducationUSA
  3. 3.Maryland Education CoalitionUSA
  4. 4.Baltimore County SchoolsBaltimoreUSA

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