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McConachie, Stephanie; Hall, Megan; Resnick, Lauren; Ravi, Anita K.; Bill, Victoria L.; Bintz, Jody; Taylor, Joseph A. – Educational Leadership, 2006
To raise the literacy achievement of secondary school students, some schools train their whole faculties in general reading and writing strategies to implement across the curriculum. Content-area teachers often resist this approach, however, fearing that setting aside time for literacy instruction will dilute the academic rigor of mathematics,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Writing Strategies, Thinking Skills, Literacy
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McKinney, Joseph R. – Educational Leadership, 1996
Evidence from Arizona and other states demonstrates that children with disabilities lack equal access to charter schools. Charter school operators are avoiding potentially high-cost students and are unprepared to meet their needs. Charter schools need to strike cooperative resource-sharing arrangements with neighboring districts. States must…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education