ERIC Number: ED297193
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
Reference Count: N/A
Serving At-Risk Youth. The Cutting Edge: New R&D Products. Special Topical Issue.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
This document is an annotated bibliography of research and development publications on topics concerning services to at-risk youth. The 30 publications, which have been produced by a variety of organizations, are grouped into these categories: (1) increasing academic success; (2) meeting diversity in today's students; (3) community partnerships; and (4) effects of reform: resources for policymakers. One-page descriptions of each publication are provided, including information on where to obtain the publication and its cost. Some of the specific topics covered include grouping, basic skills, reading and writing programs, effective Chapter 1 projects, delinquency prevention, effective discipline, sex equity, improving schooling for non-English speaking students, business-education partnerships, community involvement in dropout prevention, parent-teacher relationships, resources devoted to the dropout problem versus cost of dropouts to society, negative potential of higher standards, and the need to begin dropout prevention in preschool. (ABL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Annotated Bibliographies, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Intervention, Research and Development, School Community Relationship, School Policy, Student School Relationship
The Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, 290 South Main Street, Andover, MA 01810 ($2.50 plus $2.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
Note: Printed on colored paper.