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ERIC Number: ED342843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 273
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa