Dropouts: Who Drops Out and Why - and the Recommended Action

Dropouts: Who Drops Out and Why - and the Recommended Action

by Robert F. Kronick, Charles H. Hargis, Charles H. Hargis
     
 

This newly expanded edition has been divided into two major parts. Part One discusses the curricular cases, curricular changes, needed changes in instructional delivery, and the visible and invisible dropout. The suggested reforms will have an immediate salutary effect on both schools and community. Part Two provides new data on delinquency and dropouts, alternative… See more details below

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This newly expanded edition has been divided into two major parts. Part One discusses the curricular cases, curricular changes, needed changes in instructional delivery, and the visible and invisible dropout. The suggested reforms will have an immediate salutary effect on both schools and community. Part Two provides new data on delinquency and dropouts, alternative centers for learning, noncurricular changes, immigrant and seasonal farm workers, and current prevention practices. This comprehensive book will be especially useful to teachers, school administrators, educational policymakers, and anyone concerned with dropout prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780398056582
Publisher:
Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
153

Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Pt. 1An Educational Perspective
1Perspective5
2Curricular Causes11
3The Visible and the Invisible23
4Needed Changes in Instructional Delivery32
5Curricular Changes47
6Summing Up59
Pt. 2A Human Service Perspective
7Related Literature65
8Delinquency and Dropouts84
9Alternative Center for Learning95
10Chestnut Ridge Learning Center: An Innovative Solution115
11Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers127
12Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers and Dropping Out141
13Noncurricular Changes153
14Some Current Prevention Practices163
15Cooperation, Coordination, and Collaboration-Points Along a Continuum-Family Resource Centers in Rural Tennesse173
16What Has Transpired from 1990 to 1998194
References199
Index207

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