ERIC Number: ED342843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Homeless and At-Risk Information.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
This document reports information and lists resources for educating homeless and at-risk populations in Iowa. Organized into 12 sections that are grouped into three areas, the document provides research reports, listings of resources, and policy guidelines. Sections I through III, titled "Homeless Information," contain the following: (1) "Homelessness in Iowa: the 1990 Report" (Drake University, Iowa), which reports a study on the educational needs of the Iowa's homeless students; (2) "Homeless Students: New Rules" (W. Lepley), which outlines state policies; and (3) "Educating Homeless Children and Youth: Problems and Solutions" (Iowa Department of Education). Sections IV through X, "At-Risk Planning Materials," include the following: (4) a description of school-based youth services programs; (5) "Guidelines for Serving At-Risk Students" (Iowa Department of Education); (6) "Inventory of Policies and Practices Related to Student Failure and Dropping Out" (Iowa Department of Education); (7) an outline of activities and services for students needing additional assistance; (8) "Students At-Risk: Planning Worksheet for Educators" (R. E. Morley); (9) "Services (Phase III) for At-Risk Student Populations: Preschool-12" (R. E. Morley and S. Surbaugh); and (10) "At-Risk Populations: Summary of Financial Resources for Program Development" (Iowa Department of Education). Sections XI and XII, "Alternative Programs," contain the following: (11) "Alternative Schools, Programs, and Support Services for Dropouts and Dropout Prevention in Iowa According to School District" (R. E. Morley); and (12) a list of media resources. (JB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, High Risk Students, Homeless People, Program Development, Resource Materials, Special Needs Students, State Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa