Lessons from High-performing Hispanic Schools: Creating Learning Communities

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Pedro Reyes, Jay D. Scribner, Alicia Paredes Scribner
Teachers College Press, 1999 - Education - 223 pages
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This practical volume provides school administrators and teachers with the tools they need to transform ordinary schools into high-performing schools:
-- Provides a framework for creating successful learning communities
-- Shows teachers specific classroom practices that academically motivate minority children
-- Recommends leadership practices that school principals can use to foster academic excellence
-- Outlines strategies for involving parents in their children's education
-- Describes specific assessment practices
-- Includes true-to-life, inspiring stories of poor, minority students succeeding academically.
  

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Contents

Establishing Collaborative Governance and Leadership
19
Building Collaborative Relationships with Parents
36
Empowering the Surrounding Community
61
Using Student Advocacy Assessment Practices
169
Creating Learning Communities for HighPerforming
188
Index
211
Alicia Paredes Scribner
221
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About the author (1999)

Pedro M. Reyes, Ph.D., is the managing director for the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management and an assistant professor in the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. He is a leading academic researcher in RFID supply chains and has seven academic articles that demonstrate RFID applications across several industries.

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