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Feinberg, Aaron – Communique, 2010
School districts nationwide are struggling with a variety of issues such as reduced financial resources, staffing challenges, and increased workloads. Partly as a result of these challenges, professional development opportunities, conferences, and trainings for school district employees have been reduced or eliminated. Despite this reality,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, School Psychologists, School Districts
Glasgow, Karen – Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2003
This article features Safe Haven Project, a comprehensive school-based education and victim services program that focuses on anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) bias in diverse neighborhoods of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). In its effort to help schools articulate and practice a vision of a more…
Descriptors: Victims, Neighborhoods, Comprehensive School Health Education, Minority Groups
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Shore, Rebecca – Educational Leadership, 1995
A personalized education, according to Ted Sizer, means that students are known by adult professionals in the school. Administrators at a California high school with 2,000 students and very large classes initiated an adopt-a-kid program by matching adult volunteers on campus with low-achieving students. This program, along with a successful block…
Descriptors: Class Size, Educational Environment, High Schools, Prevention
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Barth, Richard P.; And Others – Theory into Practice, 1989
This article describes an innovative program aimed at reducing the risk of pregnancy, explains the theoretical rationale that guides the content and instructional approach of the program, and offers evidence that the program can be implemented. The program is a pregnancy prevention skills approach, piloted in California. (IAH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Contraception, Curriculum Development, Early Parenthood