Students at Risk in At-Risk Schools: Improving Environments for Learning / Edition 1

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What can educational leaders and teachers do to assist at-risk students? This volume examines educators' responsibility for students who fail, the dropout issue and school reform; contributors also explore learning differences, technologies available for learning, effective classroom environments, specific methods for improving leadership, training programmes for education professionals and action plans for quality education.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803940031
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/1992
  • Series: At Risk Students Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296

Table of Contents

Foreword - Christian J Faltis
Introduction - Hersholt C Waxman
Reversing the Cycle of Educational Failure for Students in At-Risk School Environments
Philosophical and Conceptual Issues Related to Students At Risk - Paul F Bitting, Paula A Cordiero and H Prentice Baptiste Jr
Marginality, Community, and the Responsibility of Educators for Students Who Do Not Succeed in School - Robert L Sinclair and Ward J Ghory
The Dropout Issue and School Reform - Ray Garcia and Judith Walker de Felix
Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children - Eugene E Garcia
Effective Instructional Practices and Related Policy Issues
Learning Technology Contexts for At-Risk Children - Richard T Johnson
Learning Differences Among At-Risk Minority Students - Olivia N Saracho and Cynthia Koren Gerstl
Leadership that Promotes Instability - Eugene E Eubanks and Ralph Parish
A Hope for At-Risk Students
Thinking Differently About Leadership Development in a Culturally Plural Society - A Reynaldo Contreras
Multicultural Teacher Education - Marilynne Boyle-Baise and Carl A Grant
A Proposal for Change
Toward a Model of Elementary Grades - Samuel C Stringfield and Nancy Yoder
Instructional Programs that Improve the Reading Comprehension of Students At Risk - Yolanda N Padron
Implementation of an Urban School-Within-A-School Approach - Daniel U Levine
Accelerated Schools for Students in At-Risk Situations - Jane Mc Carthy and Henry M Levin
Conclusion - Judith Walker de Felix, H Prentice Baptiste Jr and James E Anderson
Future Directons for Educating Students At Risk

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