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Students at Risk in At-Risk Schools
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Students at Risk in At-Risk Schools
Improving Environments for Learning

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February 1992 | 296 pages | Corwin
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.

Christian J Faltis
Foreword
Hersholt C Waxman
Introduction
Reversing the Cycle of Educational Failure for Students in At-Risk School Environments

 
 
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES
Paul F Bitting, Paula A Cordiero and H Prentice Baptiste Jr
Philosophical and Conceptual Issues Related to Students At Risk
Robert L Sinclair and Ward J Ghory
Marginality, Community, and the Responsibility of Educators for Students Who Do Not Succeed in School
Ray Garcia and Judith Walker de Felix
The Dropout Issue and School Reform
 
PART TWO: ISSUES CONFRONTING AT-RISK STUDENTS
Eugene E Garcia
Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children
Effective Instructional Practices and Related Policy Issues

 
Richard T Johnson
Learning Technology Contexts for At-Risk Children
Olivia N Saracho and Cynthia Koren Gerstl
Learning Differences Among At-Risk Minority Students
 
PART THREE: LEADERSHIP AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT
Eugene E Eubanks and Ralph Parish
Leadership that Promotes Instability
A Hope for At-Risk Students

 
A Reynaldo Contreras
Thinking Differently About Leadership Development in a Culturally Plural Society
Marilynne Boyle-Baise and Carl A Grant
Multicultural Teacher Education
A Proposal for Change

 
 
PART FOUR: EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS IN AT-RISK SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS
Samuel C Stringfield and Nancy Yoder
Toward a Model of Elementary Grades
Yolanda N Padron
Instructional Programs that Improve the Reading Comprehension of Students At Risk
Daniel U Levine
Implementation of an Urban School-Within-A-School Approach
Jane McCarthy and Henry M Levin
Accelerated Schools for Students in At-Risk Situations
Judith Walker de Felix, H Prentice Baptiste Jr and James E Anderson
Conclusion
Future Directons for Educating Students At Risk

 

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