Changing the Odds for Children at Risk Seven Essential Priciples of Educational Programs That Break the Cycle of Poverty

ISBN-10: 0807750484
ISBN-13: 9780807750483
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 3/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

In this insightful and revealing book, the author shows how we can break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage and change the odds for children at risk. Describing how previous reforms have missed the mark, she offers a framework based on seven essential principles for implementing more effective programs and policies. In a highly readable style, Neuman highlights programs that are making a difference in children's lives across the country, weaving together narratives that tell a compelling story of hope and promise forour most disadvantaged children.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Seven Essential Principles
The Critical Early Years for Changing the Odds
Changing the Odds by Funding What Works
The Seven Essentials for Changing the Odds
Changing the Odds by Helping to Strengthen Families
Changing the Odds through High-Quality Early Care and Education
Changing the Odds through Community-Based Programs
Changing the Odds through After-School Programs
The Public Will: What It Will Take to Change the Odds
Where to Get Evidence
The Maze of Federal Programs that Provide or Support Education and Care for Children under Five Years Old
Part Scores for Department of Education Programs
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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