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Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed

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Book News Annotation:

As president of the National Urban League, Price (Brookings Institution) implemented community-based strategies to motivate students to succeed in school. In this volume, he explains how educators, parents, and business and civic leaders can use those strategies to spur student achievement in any school, by providing recognition, having parades and fairs to celebrate achievement, rewarding good behavior, supporting literacy, and starting an honor society, for example. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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In Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, Hugh B. Price shares the lessons learned while helping to do just that during his tenure as president of the National Urban League. Here, find out how educators can apply some of the same tactics to inspire and award academic achievement in even the most challenged school districts. According to Price, a highly informed and engaged community is essential to closing the achievement gap. This book underscores that community-based efforts to motivate student success can be effective because they have been effective. The message for educators, parents, business and civic leaders, and members of the general public is that their consistent and creative involvement will result in invigorated youngsters, inspired to achieve in school and in life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416606963
Author:
Price, Hugh B
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve
Author:
Price, Hugh B.
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Community and school
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Academic achievement -- United States.
Subject:
Community and school -- United States.
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
140
Dimensions:
8.80x5.90x.20 in. .45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, Hugh B. Price shares the lessons learned while helping to do just that during his tenure as president of the National Urban League. Here, find out how educators can apply some of the same tactics to inspire and award academic achievement in even the most challenged school districts. According to Price, a highly informed and engaged community is essential to closing the achievement gap. This book underscores that community-based efforts to motivate student success can be effective because they have been effective. The message for educators, parents, business and civic leaders, and members of the general public is that their consistent and creative involvement will result in invigorated youngsters, inspired to achieve in school and in life.
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