ERIC Number: ED560130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
Who Is My Brother's Keeper? All of Us. Issue Brief #5
McCart, Amy B.; Sailor, Wayne S.
National Center on Schoolwide Inclusive School Reform: The SWIFT Center
SWIFT is a national center whose mission is to help educators provide academic and behavioral support resulting in excellence in education for all students, including boys and young men of color. This mission presumes all educators, school and district staff, family members, and the local community have shared responsibility for the teaching and learning of each and every student, including those who are academically struggling, gifted, living in poverty, students with disabilities, high achievers, culturally and ethnically diverse students, and those with the most extensive needs. Funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, SWIFT shares its systemic approach to widespread school reform, which is closely aligned with the White House's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative to improve academic and social outcomes for boys and young men of color. This Issue Brief describes this alignment.
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Males, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Academic Achievement, Social Development, Alignment (Education), Federal Programs, Equal Education, Student Needs, Educational Methods, Disabilities, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Teamwork, Progress Monitoring, Best Practices, Literacy Education, Discipline, Inclusion, English Language Learners, Administrator Role, Principals, Educational Resources, Responsibility
National Center on Schoolwide Inclusive School Reform: The SWIFT Center. Tel: 785-864-6844; Fax: 785-331-2380; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://swiftschools.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: National Center on Schoolwide Inclusive School Reform: The SWIFT Center
IES Grant or Contract Numbers: H325Y120005