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    Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children and youth

    1/2/09 - Lisa Walker, Cheryl Smithgall

    "This brief presents findings from several Chapin Hall studies on vulnerable children and youth to raise the issue of what it would mean to improve academic achievement in underperforming schools. Vulnerable children and youth are those who experience crises or disruptions in their lives, often accompanied by parental absence or inability to meet their needs, such that they are likely to become involved with public systems. The brief provides evidence that a disproportionate number of these...

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    Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth

    1/24/10 - Martin, N., Halperin, S.

    The report focuses on two questions related to recovery programs: “What can be done to recover and reconnect our young people to opportunities for building useful lives in work, family, and citizenship; and “Who is doing what, and where, to reengage out-of-school youth while working to strengthen the communities in which they live?”. The report summarizes a variety of programs from around the United States and includes information about participants, costs of implementation, and...

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    Where we go to school...Latino students and the public schools of Boston

    1/14/09 - Uriarte, M., Chen, J., Kala, M.

    Where we go to School: Latino Students and the Public Schools of Boston uses available public data to provide the fullest view possible of that school population group in the Boston Public Schools. Using Latino students as the lens, the report also examines the effect of school quality variables on the dropout rate and the academic outcomes of students.

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    Why are Southeast Asian American students falling behind?

    2/1/13

    Southeast Asian American students experience serious educational inequalities that are often masked due to their local categorization as “Asian.”

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    Working Dads: Final Report of the Fathers at Work Initiative

    1/23/09 - Shayne Spaulding, Jean Baldwin Grossman, Dee Wallace

    "During the past several decades, many efforts have focused on the crisis that lies at the intersection of proliferating single-parent households, absent fathers and poverty. In 2001, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation launched Fathers at Work to test approaches for helping young low-income noncustodial fathers provide for themselves and their children; the project was designed to inform practitioners and policymakers about effective interventions for this population. Six community-based...

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    Zero Tolerance versus Positive Behavioral Supports: An Effective School-Wide Accountability System for Student Behavior

    1/2/09 - Howard M. Knoff

    This presentation addresses disproportionality in discipline rates among minorities in the US

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