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Improving urban middle schools

L. Mickey Fenzel

Improving urban middle schools

lessons from the Nativity schools

by L. Mickey Fenzel

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NativityMiguel Network of Schools,
  • Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Educational change -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Church and education -- United States -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementL. Mickey Fenzel.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC5131 .F46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16901080M
    ISBN 109780791493496, 9780791493502
    LC Control Number2008025082

    Author: Mel Ainscow Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: Get Books While many books explore the possibilities for developing inclusive practices in schools, and ‘inclusion’ is widely regarded as a desirable goal, much of the literature on the subject has been narrowly concerned with the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs. Urban high schools cannot solve the array of problems confronting poor people in America, but no school can earn the respect of its students if it makes those problems and their victims invisible. Finally, the Street Academy is self-renewing, creating teachers who get better every year instead of burning out.

    School improvement planning in two urban middle schools.. [Cepela, Genevieve D.] -- School improvement planning in two urban middle schools. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, pto. determine perceptions of teachers in both high- and low- achieving urban elementary-middle (E-M) schools regarding alignment of professional development with the 12 NSDC standards. Professional Development and School Success Professional development characterizes an essential dynamic in improving teaching and learning (Tirozzi & Uro, ).

    5 Diverse Books for Middle School When I think back to the beginning of my teaching career, which began in August of , while I was an enthusiastic college-grad, fresh from an enriching student-teaching experience, seemingly ready to take on a classroom of well-behaved and on-level students, I truly knew nothing! Get this from a library! Improving the urban high school: what works and why. [Karen Seashore Louis; Matthew B Miles] -- Focuses on five case studies of urban schools. In each case the authors describe the actions of the school staff and how they achieved success. It aims to present clear, experienced-based information.


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Improving Schools is for all those engaged in school development, whether improving schools in difficulty or making successful schools even better. The journal includes contributions from across the world with an increasingly international readership including teachers, heads, academics, education authority staff, inspectors and consultants.

“This is a story of life at Rosa Parks Middle School as teachers, administrators, and consultants take up a school improvement project, but it is also the story of life in an urban middle school under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and its larger operational context of generalized, bureaucratized distrust.” ―From the Foreword by Elyse Eidman-Aadah l, executive director, National Reviews: 2.

A look at Nativity schools, alternative middle schools that have had great success educating at-risk, urban students. Nativity schools—there are over forty in urban areas throughout the United States—provide an important alternative to urban middle schools failing to provide their students with an adequate education.

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Improving urban schools: has been added to your Cart Add to Cart. Buy Now More Buying Choices 6 New from $ 11 Used from $ 17 used & new from $ See All Buying Options Enter your mobile number or email address below and. This research-based book provides clear information about what urban high schools in the US are now doing to improve in light of recent school reform reports.

The main theme is the need for school-based leadership and management. Mary Ransdell, Ed. D., Education Book Review "Building from their work in urban schools, Cartledge (special education, Ohio State Univ.) and Lo (special education, Univ.

of North Carolina, Charlotte) write for educators striving to reduce referrals for discipline and special education (which they define as emotional disturbances). Book Features: Provides valuable lessons learned that can be applied throughout the United States to improve urban schools.

Offers rich portraits of students and teachers who resist the deficit identities placed on them by the dominant narrative of urban school reform. Urban schools also serve an increasing majority of young people from persistently disadvantaged households.

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