ERIC Number: EJ964298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
A Broader and Bolder Approach Uses Education to Break the Cycle of Poverty
Noguera, Pedro A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v93 n3 p8-14 Nov 2011
In Newark, N.J. the Broader, Bolder Approach (BBA) reform plan is developing a comprehensive school reform strategy. Operating in seven schools in Newark's Central Ward, BBA has introduced school-based interventions that are responsive to the issues and challenges. Through these interventions, social services, and a concerted effort to increase civic engagement, BBA is working to ensure that environmental hardships related to poverty don't undermine efforts to transform schools.
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Poverty, Educational Change, Social Services, Intervention, Citizen Participation, Social Capital, Well Being, Safety, Academic Failure, Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey