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Directory of Programs for Students at Risk

1st Edition

By Thomas Williams


332 pages

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This book summarizes over 40 programs which enhance the success of students at risk. The emphases of these programs include individual students' learning skills, whole-school improvement, professional development, and parent and family improvement. Names and addresses of key people at each site are also included.

Table of Contents

- Introduction and background

- Program, Instructional, and Curricular Initiatives includes AVID, California Mini-Corps, Core Knowledge, Efficacy, Equity 200, HOSTS, HOTS, Success for All, etc.

- Comprehensive School Improvement Initiative includes Accelerated Schools, Coalition of Essential Schools, The Development Studies Center, The Con Edison Project, Effective Schools, etc.

- Teacher Training and Staff Development Initiative includes C-STARS, the National Writing Project, Reading Recovery, Teach for America, Teachers Network/Impact II, etc.

- District, State, and National Systemic Initiative includes Center for Educational Renewal, Center for Leadership in School Reform, The League of Professional Schools, The Institute for Urban and Minority Education, etc.

- References

- Appendix

- Index

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