Partnering with City Connects makes a difference for students, schools, and families. For community agencies, involvement with City Connects means serving students better.
- Walsh, M. E., Madaus, G. F., Raczek, A. E., Dearing, E., Foley, C., An, C., Lee-St. John, T. J., & Beaton, A. (2014). A new model for student support in high-poverty urban elementary schools: Effects on elementary and middle school academic outcomes. American Educational Research Journal, 51 (4), 704-737.
- The Impact of City Connects: Progress Report 2014, Summer 2014.
- City Connects: The Lasting Impact of Optimized Student Support, Winter 2014.
- Reducing High School Dropout through Elementary School Student Support, Winter 2014, a policy brief by the Center for Optimized Student Support
- Walsh, M. & Backe, S. (2013). School–University Partnerships: Reflections and Opportunities, Peabody Journal of Education, 88:5, 594-607.
- The Impact of City Connects: Progress Report 2012, Summer 2012.
- The Impact of City Connects: Annual Report 2010, Winter 2011.
- City Connects: The Lasting Impact of Optimized Student Support, Winter 2011.
- City Connects annual report: The Impact of Boston Connects: Summary Report 2008-2009, Fall 2009, updated Spring 2010. Executive Summary: The Impact of Boston Connects: Executive Summary, Fall 2009.
- Walsh, M., DePaul, J., & Park-Taylor, J. (2009). Prevention as a mechanism for promoting positive development in the context of risk: Principles of best practice. In Kenny, M., Horne, A.M., Orpinas, P., & Reese, L.E. (Eds.), Realizing social justice: The challenge of preventive interventions. (pp. 57-78). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- Walsh, M.E., Kenny, M.E., Wieneke, K.M. & Harrington, K.R. (2008). The Boston Connects program: Promoting learning and healthy development. Professional School Counseling. 12(2), 166-169.
- Walsh, M.E. & DePaul, J. (2008). The essential role of school-community partnerships in school counseling. In H.L.K. Coleman & C. Yeh (Eds.), Handbook of School Counseling. (pp. 765-784). Baltimore: MidAtlantic Books & Journals.
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