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Davis, Joyce Hubbard – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This qualitative narrative study presents the Children's Defense Fund Freedom School as an exemplar of an educational program with a model of spiritual education, which supports the preparation of pre-service teachers by nurturing an ethos of service. The purpose of this study is to examine the potential for a summer experience of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Undergraduate Students, Learning Experience, Leadership
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Jackson, Tambra O. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2009
Alternative and parallel schooling contexts such as the Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools[R] provide educational experiences for U.S. K-12 students grounded in notions of social justice and culturally responsive teaching. College-aged young adults known as "servant-leader interns" are the teachers in this context. In this article, the author…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Elementary Secondary Education, Young Adults, Teaching Experience
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Jackson, Tambra O. – New Educator, 2009
The Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools provide literacy-rich, summer experiences for both the K-12 children they serve and the servant-leader interns who serve as teachers. In this article, the author expands upon the scholarship of preparing teachers to be culturally responsive pedagogues of language arts instruction by illuminating…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Culturally Relevant Education, Teacher Education Programs
Smith, Jayne M. Trujillo Moehr – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Student resiliency refers to the ability to succeed in school regardless of unpleasant circumstances, such as poverty or abuse, and can be measured by the degree of presence of the following components: a sense of well-being, motivation, ability to set goals, development of strong relationships or connections, and stress management (Close &…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Nontraditional Education, High Schools
Fox, Terry C. – Journal of the International Association of Pupil Personnel Workers, 1976
This article describes Freedom Road School where high school age students with drug associated problems continue their education while receiving professional therapeutic treatment. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Services, Drug Abuse, Nontraditional Education
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Stairs, Arlene; Peters, Margaret; Perkins, Elizabeth – Practicing Anthropology, 1999
The Akwesasne Freedom School, on the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation (New York and Canada), is an independent immersion school that preserves not only the Mohawk language but also socialization patterns, styles of interpersonal relations, ethical principles, and aesthetic sensibilities. The curriculum is based on the Iroquoian Thanksgiving Address,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Cultural Maintenance, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Practices
Jayatilleke, Raja, Comp. – 1976
This is the second of a series of Capsule Bibliographies on current issues on urban and minority education. It is a selection from a computer search using suitable descriptors matched against a standard Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse profile for urban and minority concepts. Such descriptors (subject headings) as…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Community Schools, Educational Innovation, Educational Resources
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Lum, Philip A. – Amerasia Journal, 1978
This paper addresses the following two questions: (1) What historical events led to the conflict between the Chinatown community and the larger political system? and (2) What caused the creation and demise of this separate school system? (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Elementary Education, Freedom Schools, History
Corwin, Ronald G., Ed.; Flaherty, John F., Ed. – 1995
The charter-schools movement provides the opportunity to observe whether granting schools freedom from most state regulations actually produces more freedom for school administrators and teachers, and whether this autonomy produces other distinctive outcomes. This report summarizes findings of Southwest Regional Laboratory's (SWRL's) statewide…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Charter Schools, Contracts, Educational Innovation
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1974
This survey provides a moderately detailed description of each of 13 projects funded under 1965 Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III. Freedom High School is an alternative school. The Resource Room for Visually Impaired Children was established in 1972. The Remediating Motor Dysfunction project helps elementary school students to enter a…
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Compensatory Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Resources
Leue, Mary, Ed. – SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, 1998
The four issues of the journal SKOLE published in 1998 contain articles, personal narratives, and interviews about educational philosophy, small alternative schools, freedom and democratic practices in education, and the overuse of Ritalin in schools. Feature articles discuss holistic education, how classroom technology promotes passivity and…
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Attention Deficit Disorders, Discipline, Educational Philosophy
Fernandez, deKoven Pelton; Astuto, Terry A. – 1994
What would a school that is responsive to the needs of girls look like? This paper presents findings of a study that sought to synthesize research and commentaries that develop, articulate, or use a feminist critique. It also attempted to identify a set of feminist thought and action to serve as building blocks of an alternative structure for…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Feminism
Cunningham, Claude H. – 1978
A project-wide evaluation of the Houston, Texas magnet school program indicated that it successfully implemented four court-defined desegregation goals: (1) fewer schools which are 90% or more white or combined black and Mexican-American; (2) fewer students who attend such schools; (3) free transportation for magnet school students; and (4) an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Blacks, Desegregation Litigation
Lawrence, Charles – Inequality Educ, 1970
Descriptors: Community Control, Educational Innovation, Freedom Schools, Nontraditional Education
Smith, Vernon H.; And Others – Notre Dame Journal of Education, 1975
The psychological, sociological, and economic advantages of various alternative schools are described. For journal availability see SO 504 329. (DE)
Descriptors: Community Schools, Educational Benefits, Educational Economics, Elementary Secondary Education
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