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Blankstein, Alan M.; Houston, Paul D. – Corwin, 2011
Research shows that students' sense of belonging in their school communities is critically linked to academic achievement. This ninth and final book in "The Soul of Educational Leadership" series offers practical strategies for promoting socially responsible school cultures that foster greater student engagement and democratic values. A joint…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Social Justice, Democracy, Community Involvement
DeJong, Gordon F. – 1976
In order to test the hypothesis that size of place of residence and urban proximity preferences constitute factors in population dispersal migration behavior, a random sample of 777 Pennsylvania households plus a sample screened for moving probability (N=319) were surveyed via personal interviews in 1974. A follow-up survey on actual migration…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Community Size, Correlation, Distance