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The power of the media specialist to improve academic achievement and strengthen at-risk students

Author: Jami Biles Jones; Alana M Zambone
Publisher: Columbus, Ohio : Linworth Books, ©2008.
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Offers school library media specialists ideas and information improving academic achievement and meeting the needs of at-risk students.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jami Biles Jones; Alana M Zambone
ISBN: 1586832298 9781586832292
OCLC Number: 162501928
Description: xii, 108 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The significance of the problem --
Introduction --
How significant is the achievement gap? --
Graduation may not be enough --
High school graduation and college readiness are not the same --
Who is at risk of failing? --
Socioeconomic status --
Race and ethnicity --
Immigration --
Limited English proficiency (LEP) --
Special education --
Legislation and effective schools --
Education laws and at-risk students --
Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No child left behind --
Education of the Handicaped Act/Individuals with Disabilities Education Act --
Section 504 of the Vocational and Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with diabilities Act --
What is effective? --
Introduction --
The impact study research : school library characteristics that raise academic achievement --
Learning and teaching --
Information access and delivery --
Program administration --
Educational and social science approaches that raise academic achievement --
Resiliency --
Marzano and translating research into action --
Student motivation --
The national dropout prevention center/network guidelines --
Applying what works to the school library --
Introduction --
What are dispositions? --
The turnaround school library --
Creating the holistic library --
The systems perspective --
The ecological systems change approach --
The ecological systems change journey.
Responsibility: Jami Biles Jones, Alana M. Zambone.
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Offers school library media specialists ideas and information improving academic achievement and meeting the needs of at-risk students.

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