Rallying the Whole Village: The Comer Process for Reforming Education

Edited by James P. Comer, Norris M. Haynes, Edward T. Joyner and Michael Ben-Avie

Teachers College Press, New York, 1996

Topics discussed by the authors include: children's psychosocial development, group dynamics of effective school communities, teacher preparation and school/university partnerships, appropriate alignment of classroom content to standardized tests, increased student engagement and learning time, research and evaluation, community health, government initiatives, and school/business partnerships. Rallying the Whole Village has been used in graduate and undergraduate courses in education, special education, and social work.