Foreword; 1. Introduction: Understanding School-University Partnerships - Russell T. Osguthorpe, R. Carl Harris, Sharon Black, Beverly R. Cutler, Melanie Fox Harris; Part One: The Goals of Partner Schools; 2. Improving Student Learning - Walter H. Kimball, Susan Swap, Patricia A. LaRosa, Thomas Howick; 3. Strengthening Teacher Education - Michael L. Barnhart, Donna J. Cole, Stevenson T. Hansell, Bonnie K. Mathies, William E. Smith, Sharon Black; 4. Promoting Professional Development - Robert A. Pines, Lourdes Z. Mitchel, Nicholas Michelli; 5. Supporting Collaborative Inquiry - Francis P. Hunkins, Donna L. Wiseman, Richard C. Williams; Part Two: Developing and Implementing Partnerships; 6. Launching and Sustaining a Partner School - R. Carl Harris, Melanie Fox Harris; 7. Initiating District-Wide Change - Monica M. Beglau, Kolene F. Granger; 8. Promoting Statewide Collaboration - Barbara Gottesman, Patricia Graham, Carol Nogy; 9. Building Links with Families and Communities - Hal Lawson, Randy Flora, Sally Lloyd, Katherine Briar, James Ziegler, Jan Kettlewell; 10. Evaluating Partner Schools - Richard W. Clark; 11. Conclusion: The Promise of Partner Schools - Russell T. Osguthorpe, R. Carl Harris, Sharon Black, Melanie Fox Harris.