ERIC Number: EJ527526
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Influence of Community Socioeconomic Class, Location, and Culture on Effective School Linkages for Preschool Students with Disabilities.
Capper, Colleen A.
International Journal of Educational Reform, v3 n4 p437-48 Oct 1994
Explores how community characteristics of socioeconomic class; rural, small-town, suburban, or urban location; and culture shaped the principal's expectations for student progress, educational goals, recruitment and retention, supervision and staff development, and teacher collaboration in five elementary school programs for preschool students with disabilities. In low SES communities, principals had low expectations. (35 references) (MLH)
Descriptors: Context Effect, Cultural Influences, Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Expectation, Geographic Location, Preschool Education, Principals, School Community Relationship, School Demography, Socioeconomic Status, Staff Development, Supervision, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment, Young Children
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A