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ERIC Number: ED504588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Guidance and Advisement Programs Are Proof That Schools Want Their Students to Succeed
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
This newsletter of best practices describes steps that schools have taken to establish a guidance and advisement system that helps students plan for and succeed in students high school, further study and careers. Articles in this issue include: (1) Advisory Program Boosts Achievement and Career Planning; (2) District-Wide Guidance Program Assists Students at All Levels; (3) High-Minority School Motivates Students to Take Rigorous Courses; (4) High-Minority School Motivates Students to Take Rigorous Courses; (5) Portfolio Project Engages Students at Career Center; (6) Out With the Old, In With the New in Guiding and Advising Students; (7) Taking Guidance Into the Classroom at a Career/Technical High School; (8) Counselors Design Events to Personalize the High School Experience; (9) Saving Starfish: School Cares About At-Risk Students; and (10) The Connect Program: A Different Ballgame for At-Risk Students. [This newsletter of "best practices" in implementing the "High Schools That Work" ("HSTW"), "Making Middle Grades Work" ("MMGW") and "Technology Centers That Work" ("TCTW") school improvement models is based on presentations at the 22nd Annual "HSTW" Staff Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, in July 2008.]
Southern Regional Education Board. 592 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211; Fax: 404-872-1477; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; Massachusetts; Mississippi; Missouri; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; West Virginia