Schooling Homeless Children: A Working Model for America's Public Schools / Edition 1

Schooling Homeless Children: A Working Model for America's Public Schools / Edition 1

by Sharon Quint
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807733911

ISBN-13: 9780807733912

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807733912
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Introduction1
2Schooling Children of Poverty7
3The Principal with a Vision18
4Social Reconstructionist Theory in Practice29
5The Power of Teacher Commitment38
6Affiliations with Community, University, and Corporations45
7A Coalescence of "Significant Adults"59
8Breaking the Bureaucratic Mold: A "Family School" in Action73
9"I Am Not a Case Number! I Am a Mother with Children!"82
10Enlisting Parents as Partners in Education94
11Life at Benjamin Franklin Day103
12Emergent Themes116
13Recommendations for the Future126
Appendix A: A Note to the Reader about Methodology135
Appendix B: Research Questions and Interview Protocols139
References147
Index155
About the Author160

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