ERIC Number: EJ725976
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr-1
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Rodriguez, Louie F.
Educational Leadership, v62 n7 p78-80 Apr 2005
The strong association between student-adult relationships and student retention, achievement and aspirations goes largely unrecognized and such relationships are seen as secondary to test scores, policy and budgets. However, it is not the case at Community Academy, an alternative public high school in Boston, where teachers endeavor to build solid relationships with their students, recognizing them as whole people, who are valued, thus, giving out a message of hope.
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Teacher Student Relationship, High School Students, Electronic Mail, Academic Achievement, Interpersonal Relationship, Academic Persistence, Nontraditional Education, Public Schools
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts