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Author Santiago, Eileen, 1953-

Title Whole child, whole school : applying theory to practice in a community school / Eileen Santiago, JoAnne Ferrara, and Jane Quinn.

Publication Info. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2012]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 148 pages :) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Addressing the needs of children lost in our public schools by embracing the whole child -- The core of professional competencies and knowledge essential to the effective implementation of a community school -- Teaching, learning and professional development in the community school -- Community schools as a results oriented strategy -- Sustaining the community school -- A call to action: national implications for policy and practice -- A toolkit of resources, ideas and inspirations.
Summary This book provides a unique examination on the ways in which educating the whole child in the community school serves to ameliorate the conditions of poverty and obstacles to learning faced by students. Using a case study approach the book will highlight the successful journey of one school that transformed itself into a community school.
Subject Community schools -- United States -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Holistic education -- United States.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Community schools. (OCoLC)fst00871159
Holistic education. (OCoLC)fst01200897
School improvement programs. (OCoLC)fst01107461
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Ferrara, JoAnne, 1955-
Quinn, Jane, 1944-
Other Form: Print version: 9781610486064 1610486064 (DLC) 2012021770
ISBN 9781610486088 (electronic book)
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