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High-Need Schools

Changing the Dialogue

2016 - 150 pages

Devin Thornburg (Adelphi University, USA) and Anne M. Mungai (Adelphi University, USA) (Eds.)

ISBN Paperback: 9789463007030 ($ 43.00)
ISBN Hardcover: 9789463007047 ($ 99.00)
ISBN E-Book: 9789463007054

Subject: Education General, Inclusive Education, Curriculum, Leadership, Multicultural Education

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This book covers issues that pertain to high-need schools but the authors challenge the distinctions made in the research and reason that the issues are relevant to all schools. From the rise of accountability in the 1960s to now, high-need schools have been dealing with curriculum, program initiatives, and responding to diverse populations, typically without the resources necessary to implement change.

In this book we discuss important issues that have to be tackled if we as educators will succeed in meeting the needs of the next generation. From education laws, use of technology, leadership, diversity and multicultural issues, teaching in high-need schools, curriculum and teaching student with special needs, the book explores both problems and solutions, changing the dialogue from one of blame and stasis to one of action and hope.


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