ERIC Number: ED430338
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Preventing School Failure and Antisocial Behavior Fact Sheets.
American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.; American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC. Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice.
This packet of material contains a collection of strategies designed to prevent school failure and antisocial behavior. The collection includes: (1) "Why Are We Surprised?", which discusses the poor learning outcomes and troubling behaviors of some students with disabilities; (2) "Paying Now or Later," which addresses the cost of allowing or encouraging youth with learning and behavioral problems to drop out of school; (3) "Preventing School Dropouts," which describes essential characteristics of dropout prevention programs; (4) "What Can Be Done To Prevent School Failure and Antisocial Behavior: The Utah Example," which describes the FACT and BEST programs in Utah that provide staff training in working with students who are behaviorally challenging in less restrictive settings; (5) "Preventing Antisocial Behavior," which presents a three-tiered strategy for prevention and intervention; (6) "School-Wide Approaches to Prevention of Antisocial Behavior," which presents eight characteristics of successful schoolwide programs; (7) "Early Intervention To Prevent the Development of Antisocial Behavior," which discusses the importance of early intervention; (8) "Addressing Antisocial Behavior"; (9) "Improving School Results through Coordinated Services"; and (10) "How Two Schools Are Helping Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems To Succeed". (Individual articles contain references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Dropout Prevention, Early Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Integrated Services, Prevention, Staff Development, Training
Web site: http://www.air-dc.org/cecp/cecp.html
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.; American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC. Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice.
Identifiers - Location: Utah