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Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCS 5120 - Educational Systems and Kinship Care Families

Explores the interface between educational systems and kinship care families. Topics will include the history of family engagement in U.S. schools, current practices in American schools, educational risks for children living in poor families, models and strategies of family engagement and common school-related experiences for kinship care family members. Students will focus on strategies for reducing educational challenges for both kinship caregivers and children living in kinship care families.

Credits: 1 hour

Notes: Open to upperclass and graduate students.

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