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The directory of programs for students at risk

Author: Thomas L Williams
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: School leadership library.; Eye on Education book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book summarizes over 40 programs which enhance the success of students at risk. The emphases of these programs include individual students' learning skills, whole-school improvement, professional development, and parent and family improvement. Names and addresses of key people at each site are also included.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Thomas.
Directory of Programs for Students at Risk.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Williams
ISBN: 9781317920335 1317920333 9781315852980 1315852985
OCLC Number: 880827255
Description: 1 online resource (333 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Foreword; About the Author; Table of Contents; 1 Introduction and Background; An Overview; Placing a Few Things into Perspective; A Personal Perspective; Background, Rationale, and Purpose; Organization of the Remainder of the Book; Background Information Related to Students At Risk; The Purpose of the School; Definition of Dropout; Defining and Calculating Event Dropout Rates Using the Common Core of Data; Types of Dropout Rates; The Dropout Problem; Factors that Impact a Student's Decision to Drop Out of School; Race-Ethnicity. IncomeAge; Geographic Region; Teen Pregnancy; Creating a Professional Learning Community: An Environment That Facilitates Student Learning and Achievement of Students At Risk; Moving Toward Excellence: Establishing a Positive School Environment; Classroom-Related Activities That Foster Learning; Resiliency-Building Class Strategies; Strategies for Reclaiming Black and Hispanic Students; Parental Engagement of Students At Risk; So, Does Involving Parents Really Make a Difference?; An Ending Note-What Parents Want From Teachers; 2 Program, Instructional, and Curricular Initiatives. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)The California Mini-Corps; Core Knowledge; Equity 2000; Help One Student To Succeed (HOSTS); Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS); International Youth Leadership Institute (IYLI); Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA); The (Ronald E) McNair Program; MegaSkills; Parent Expectations Support Achievement (PESA); Project Zero; SCORE; Success for All (SFA); 3 Comprehensive School-Improvement Initiatives; Accelerated Schools Project; The Coalition of Essential Schools (CES); The Developmental Studies Center Child Development Project. The Edison ProjectThe Efficacy Institute; Effective Schools; Foxfire; Different Ways of Knowing-The Galef Institute; The League of Professional Schools; The Paideia Program; The School Development Program; SCORE; 4 Teacher Training and Professional Development Initiatives; The Center for the Study and Teaching of At-Risk Students (C-STARS); The National Writing Project; Reading Recovery; Teach For America (TFA); Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement (TESA); Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc (TESOL); 5 District, State, and National Systemic Initiatives. The Center for Educational RenewalThe Center for Leadership in School Reform (CLSR); The Center for Research in Human Development and Education (CRHDE); The Center for the Study and Teaching of At-Risk Students (C-STARS); The Clearinghouse for Immigrant Education (CHIME); Education Commission of the States; The Holmes Partnership; The Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME); The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE); The National Coalition of Advocates for Students (NCAS); New American Schools (NAS); The Panasonic Foundation; The Urban Education Web; 6 Epilogue.
Series Title: School leadership library.; Eye on Education book.
Responsibility: Thomas L. Williams.

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