The Parent-Centered Early School: Highland Community School of Milwaukee

The Parent-Centered Early School: Highland Community School of Milwaukee

by Michael R. Williams, M. Williams, Williams Michae
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815323999

ISBN-13: 9780815323990

Pub. Date: 02/01/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815323990
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1997
Series:
Studies in Education and Culture Series, #10
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

*Introduction

*Research on Characteristics of Effective Schools/Chapter Overviews/Procedures Used in This Case Study

*Highland the School

*Highland's Origins/Demographics of Highland's Neighborhood, Two Decades On The Current Highland Program/Key Staff and Faculty Throughout Highland's History/Highland's Effectiveness: Academics, Students, Parents

*Cultural Diversity at Highland

* Highland's Admissions Policies/Five Concerns in Educating for Cultural Diversity/Goals for Multicultural Education/Stages in Developing a Multicultural Curriculum/Highland's Multicultural Curriculum Compared to the Six Stages

*The Meaning of Community at Highland

*The Elements of Highland's Vision of Community/"At Highland We All Help Each Other"/Highland Values Children/Highland's Spirit of Egalitarianism/Highland's Value of Nonviolence/The Collegiality of Highland's Staff

*Recent Research on Parent Involvement

*Socioeconomic Factors in Parent Involvement/The Effects of Parent Involvement on Student Achievement/The Effects of School Intervention Programs that Promote Parent Involvement/James Comer's Parent Involvement Model

*How Highland Involves Its Parents

*Three Types of Parental Attitudes about School Involvement/Educating Parents Formally/All Highland Parents Work in the School/Survey of Highland Parents, 1994

*Parents Govern Highland

*Recent Experiments to Reform Decision Making in U.S. Schools/Parent Control at Highland/Survey of Highland's 1994-95 Parent Board Members

*The Trustees of Highland

*A History of Highland's Trustee Group/The Trustee Role/A Survey of Trustee Involvement and Attitudes/Trustees for an Urban Public School?

*Highland's "Early School" Curriculum

*Understanding the Montessori Model/The Highland Children's House (Three to Six Years)/The Montessori Model at the Junior Level in Highland Community School/How Highland Extends the Montessori Model/Highland Compared to Other Current National Reform Experiments Highland's Lessons for Public EducationMission and Values/Organizational Practices/What Can Highland School Tell the Public School?

*Conclusion

*References

*Index

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