ERIC Number: ED389092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Raising the Educational Achievement of Secondary School Students: An Idea Book. Volume 2, Profiles of Promising Practices.
Policy Studies Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
New provisions in Title I, the federal government's largest elementary and secondary school program, encourage greater use of funds in high-poverty secondary schools. This handbook is the second of a two-volume series designed to support the implementation of the new Title I legislation. The volume illustrates how 13 middle and high schools have successfully put the principles of good practice to work and improved academic outcomes for their at-risk students. It suggests ways in which Title I can be used effectively at the high school level to achieve better results for disadvantaged students. The book is designed to serve as a resource to help educators use the opportunities provided by federal education programs in conjunction with local and state reforms. The programs incorporate the following principles: (1) strengthening and enriching the secondary school curriculum; (2) adapting organizations to increase learning; (3) linking schooling to the future; (4) creating networks of support for students; and (5) providing resources for improvement. Appendices contain contact information, a list of selected organizations that offer related information and services, and a planning and implementation checklist. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.
Authoring Institution: Policy Studies Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: For Volume 1, see EA 027 207. For summarizing brochure, see EA 027 206.