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

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

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A case study of a small, independent, parent-run program in Milwaukee's inner city combining parental involvement at all levels, a sense of mission, and a Montessori curriculum from preschool through third grade. Reviews the school's 27-year history and its commitment to diversity and nonviolence, details the curriculum and the role of trustees, and explores the possibility of applying some of Highland's techniques to public schools. For educators and administrators. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815323990
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/1/1997
  • Series: Studies in Education and Culture Series , #10
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Series Editor's Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 Highland the School 3
Ch. 2 Cultural Diversity at Highland 25
Ch. 3 The Meaning of Community at Highland 47
Ch. 4 Recent Research on Parent Involvement 65
Ch. 5 How Highland Involves its Parents 93
Ch. 6 Parents Govern Highland 113
Ch. 7 The Trustees of Highland 133
Ch. 8 Highland's "Early School" Curriculum 143
Ch. 9 Highland's Lessons for Public Education 167
References 189
Index 193
About the Author 199
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