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5. Life in Schools. Benefits Early career preparation. Liabilities Reflects socioeconomic class. TRACKING. 5.1. Student Generated Responses. SCHOOL TIME. 5.2. Source: From Jon Goodland, A Place Called School (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984). Figure 5.1.

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Life in schools

5

Life in Schools


Tracking

Benefits

Early career preparation

Liabilities

Reflects socioeconomicclass

TRACKING

5.1

Student Generated Responses


School time

SCHOOL TIME

5.2

Source: From Jon Goodland, A Place Called School (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984)..

Figure 5.1


Middle schoolers self perception

MIDDLE SCHOOLERS’ SELF-PERCEPTION

5.3

Source: Roper Youth Report, Question 22, Self-Perception, 1999.


Adolescent angst what teens say

ADOLESCENT ANGST (WHAT TEENS SAY)

5.4

What other “woes” and “wows” have you heard from teens?

Source: Are We Preparing Students for the 21st Century? Metropolitan Life Survey of The American Teacher, 2000), p. 46


The changing american family

THE CHANGING AMERICAN FAMILY

5.5

Source: Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005.

Figure 5.3


Latchkey child in trouble warning signs

LATCHKEY CHILD IN TROUBLE: WARNING SIGNS

5.6

  • SLOVENLY OR UNTIDY CLOTHING

  • SLIPS REQUIRING PARENT’S SIGNATURE NOT RETURNED

  • NO LUNCH OR LUNCH MONEY

  • HOMEWORK NOT COMPLETED

  • HANGS AROUND AFTER SCHOOL

  • DECLINE IN ACHIEVEMENT


Children in poverty

CHILDREN IN POVERTY

5.7

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States. Current Population Reports (2005). Available at hppt://www.census.gov/prod/2005pubs/p60-229.pdf

Figure 5.4


Graduation rates in the u s

GRADUATION RATES IN THE U.S.

5.8

Source: Gary Orfield, Losing Our Future: How Minority Youths Are Being Left Behind by the Graduation Rate Crisis (2004). Available at www.urban.org.

Figure 5.5


At risk responses

At-Risk Strategies

Intervene early:

Identify and address causes:

Restructure school practices:

Offer alternative programs:

Other(s):

Specific Teacher Responses

AT-RISK RESPONSES

5.9

Student Generated Suggestions


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