Changing the Odds for Children at Risk Seven Essential Priciples of Educational Programs That Break the Cycle of Poverty
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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.
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 3/10/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|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|