ERIC Number: EJ547945
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Creating an Antidote to Beavis and Butthead: Urban Young Adolescents Building a Culture of Achievement.
Allison, Jeannette; DeCicco, Emily K.
Childhood Education, v73 n5 p305-08 1997
Discusses the need of young adolescents to belong to their own culture wherein they can attain peer status and achievement. Presents a project in Castle Hill School (Pittsburgh) as an example of helping urban young adolescents to build a culture of achievement. Emphasizes the importance of this culture for young adolescents who cannot separate education from their social world. (AA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Young Adolescents.