ERIC Number: ED323665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Meeting the Needs of At-Risk Students.
Bowers, Bruce C.
Research Roundup, v7 n1 Fall 1990
A review of studies of at-risk students is presented in this document. Two recurring themes that occur in the studies reviewed are structured involvement and high expectations of students. The following items are reviewed: "Sex, Race, and Grade Differences in the Locus of Control Orientations of At-Risk Elementary Students," by Beverly D. Payne and David A. Payne; "School Children At-Risk," by Virginia Richardson, Ursula Casanova, Peggy Placier, and Karen Guilfoyle; "Effective Programs for Students At Risk," by Robert E. Slavin, Nancy L. Karweit, and Nancy A. Madden; "At-Risk, Low-Achieving Students in the Classroom," by Judy Brown Lehr and Hazel Wiggins Harris; and "Accelerated Schools: A New Strategy for At-Risk Students," by Henry M. Levin. (LMI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, At Risk Persons, Curriculum Enrichment, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Prevention, Principals, Student Development, Student Improvement, Student Needs, Student Participation, Teacher Expectations of Students
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.