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- 1/5/09 - Annie E. Casey Foundation,
This 19th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information and statistical trends on the conditions of America’s children and families. This year, the KIDS COUNT Data Book essay, “A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform,” looks at the nearly 100,000 youth confined to juvenile facilities on any given night in the United States, and what can be done to reduce unnecessary and inappropriate detention and incarceration and increase opportunities for positive youth...
- 1/5/09 - Annie E. Casey Foundation,
The 20th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book profiles the well-being of America’s children on a state-by-state basis and ranks states on 10 key measures of child well-being. The Data Book essay calls for a “data revolution” that uses timely and reliable information to track the progress and improve the lives of vulnerable children.
- 1/1/05 - Olivos, Edward M., Quintana de Valladolid, Carmen E.
From the perspective of two practitioners who have been influenced by work in the area of critical pedagogy and critical theory, this article examines bilingual education, education reform, and the achievement gap in relation to Latino English Language Learners. The authors integrate personal experiences as they examine underlying assumptions of class, race, and asymmetrical power relations in current education policy and classroom practice. They argue that, despite feelings of being...
- 1/1/71 - Rawls, J.
- 1/1/05 - Bemak, Fred, Chung, Rita Chi-Ying
The academic achievement gap of students of color and low-income students as compared to middle and upper socioeconomic students and White students has been clearly documented. Historically the long-standing role of the school counselor has contributed to the status quo of these inequities, inadvertently maintaining educational and social disparities. This has been reflected in school counselors' training, role or job descriptions, and actual practice. This article explores the need for a...
- 1/21/09 - Carole Edelsky
Students with disabilities have a right to a high quality education, an education that goes beyond a focus on skills and instead sets its sights on loftier goals (promoting equity), more ethical dispositions (e.g., a concern for fairness), and more elusive but critical habits of mind (e.g., engaging with inquiry). All students deserve such an education, and students with disabilities are no exception. What does such an education look like? What is the teacher doing? And what is the principal...
- 1/3/09 - Florida State Conference NAACP,
Arresting Development: Addressing the School Discipline Crisis in Florida reveals the findings of these public hearings, which were held in five cities and covered six school districts: Pinellas/Hillsborough (St. Petersburg, FL), Duval (Jacksonville, FL), Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL), Broward (Fort Lauderdale, FL), and Miami-Dade (Miami, FL). This report is intended to document the compelling and informative discussions that occurred among the hundreds of hearing participants—parents...
- 1/1/99 - Allen, JoBeth
- 1/1/05 - Uline, Cynthia L. ed, Johnson, Joseph F. Jr ed
A special issue on closing achievement gaps is presented. Articles discuss the development of the standards movement, student-invloved classroom assessment, the appeal of "universalized pedagogies" in the field of education, the need for teacher education programs to promote social justice and accountability, the role of professional development in closing the achievement gap, the Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium standards, three key strategies that district and school...
- 1/5/09 - Center for Mental Health in Schools,
“Supporters of Community Schools often are drawn to the term because of their concern with improving school climate, focusing on the whole child. Addressing diversity needs, and taking a ‘broader and bolder approach’ in order to transform public education. Diverse concepts commonly raised in discussions of Community Schools include establishing a psychological sense of community; promoting well-being, resilience, and protective factors; increasing student and family empowerment and...
- 1/1/05 - Edmondson, Jacqueline
Reviews the book "Literacy and Racial Justice: The Politics of Learning After Brown v. Board of Education," by Catherine Prendergast (2003). Closing the achievement gap is a central and explicit aim of current federal decisions. The achievement gap has direct and specific implications for literacy education and research. By linking reading with eventual success in school and other aspects of life, the Bush administration and Congress continue the assumption that reading well will guarantee...
- 1/1/92 - Zeichner, K.
- 1/1/05 - Fine, Michelle, Bloom, Janice, Burns, April, Chajet, Lori, Guishard, Monique, Payne, Yasser, Perkins-Munn, Tiffany, Torre, Maria Elena
This article reports on the extensive qualitative and quantitative findings of a multimethod participatory study designed to assess urban and suburban youths' experiences of racial/class justice or injustice in their schools and throughout the nation. Constructed as a letter to Zora Neale Hurston, who was immediately critical of the Brown decision in 1955, the article lays out the victories of Brown and the ongoing struggles, what we call "six degrees of segregation" that identify systematic...
- 1/1/08 - Pollock, M
- 1/1/90 - Young, Iris M.