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Neuman, Susan B
Changing the odds for children at risk : seven essential principles of educational programs that break the cycle of poverty / Susan B. Neuman
New York : Teachers College Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LC4091 .N44 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Poor children -- Education -- United States
Educational equalization -- United States
School improvement programs -- United States
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States
Physical Description xii, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]) and index
Contents Introduction: the seven essential principles -- The critical early years for changing the odds -- changing the odds by funding what works -- The seven essentials for changing the odds -- Changing the odds by helping to strengthen families -- Changing the odds through high-quality early care and education -- Changing the odds through community-based programs -- Changing the odds through after-school programs -- The public will: what it will take to change the odds
Summary The author shows how we can break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage and change the odds for children at risk. Describing how previous reforms have missed the mark, she offers a framework based on seven essential principles for implementing more effective programs and policies. --from publisher description

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