Other Ways to Win: Creating Alternatives for High School Graduates / Edition 3

Other Ways to Win: Creating Alternatives for High School Graduates / Edition 3

by Kenneth Carter Gray
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412917816

ISBN-13: 9781412917810

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Now in its third edition, this bestseller offers new data, recommendations, and observations that explore the choices for success available to students in the academic middle.

Overview

Now in its third edition, this bestseller offers new data, recommendations, and observations that explore the choices for success available to students in the academic middle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412917810
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,165,094
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Part I. The One Way to Win Myth
1. The One Way to Win Myth
2. Recognizing the Forces Behind One Way to Win
3. Limited Options for Special Populations
Part II. Counting the Losers in the One Way to Win Game
4. Questionable Academic Preparation
5. Winners and Losers in the One Way to Win Game
6. Who Cares? The Politics of Average Students
Part III. Creating Other Ways to Win
7. The High Skill/High Wage Rationale
8. Step One: Providing Systematic Career Guidance for Students and Structured Feedback for Parents
9. Step Two: Redesigning the High School Academic Curriculum
10. Step Three: Ensuring Equal Status and Focused Academics
11. Other Ways to Win and Success for All
References
Index

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