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Conklin, Nancy Faires; Hurtig, Janise – 1986
This report for individuals and organizations engaged in literacy outreach activities explores a youth agency-based, social service professional-facilitated strategy for reaching out-of-school youth. Chapter I describes the growing problem of school dropout. Chapter II synthesizes governmental and scholarly studies of youth and schooling,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Programs, Dropout Research
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Ford, Donna Y.; And Others – Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative, 1994
Presents a literature review on the achievement problems of Black students, with particular emphasis on the problems of high-achieving Black students, the effects of peer pressure on achievement, and the phenomenon of acting "white" or "raceless." Offers recommendations for educators, parents, community leaders, and others interested in reversing…
Descriptors: Blacks, Conformity, Cultural Differences, Education