ERIC Number: EJ526871
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
The School: The Crossroads for Collaboration.
Caplan, JoAnn; Gal, Aviva
Journal of Children and Poverty, v2 n1 p55-64 Win 1996
Argues that schools need to provide greater diversity of services to children, thus strengthening academic achievement. Case studies are highlighted, indicating that schools need to create a foundation for personal growth and achievement that includes services not only for the children but for their families and communities. Recommendations for effecting meaningful change at the community level are discussed. (GR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, High School Students, Holistic Approach, Junior High School Students, Public Schools, School Role, School Safety, Self Esteem, Student School Relationship
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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