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.
Life in Schools
Early career preparation
Student Generated Responses
Source: From Jon Goodland, A Place Called School (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984)..
Source: Roper Youth Report, Question 22, Self-Perception, 1999.
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
Source: Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005.
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
Source: Gary Orfield, Losing Our Future: How Minority Youths Are Being Left Behind by the Graduation Rate Crisis (2004). Available at www.urban.org.
Identify and address causes:
Restructure school practices:
Offer alternative programs:
Specific Teacher Responses
Student Generated Suggestions