SUNY series, Youth Social Services, Schooling, and Public Policy

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Critical Perspectives on Project Head Start

Considers how Project Head Start, the federally funded preschool program, has operated (sometimes effectively and comfortably, sometimes not) with families, in communities, and with other institutions. An important look at the intersections of poverty, social programs, and education.

Learning Disabilities

Provides a variety of instructional approaches that recognize the cultural and linguistic diversity found in students classified as learning disabled.

Early Care and Education for Children in Poverty

Establishes the power of early care and education to change children's lives, particularly children in poverty.

The Impact of School Choice and Community

This book examines ways in which school structures can change to increase parental involvement.

From "Backwardness" to "At-Risk"

This book examines the joint effort of twentieth-century public school administrators and private philanthropy to initiate reforms to provide for children with learning difficulties. The author explores ...

At-Risk Students

This book explores the circumstances of at-risk students and argues that well-intentioned policymakers and educators run the risk of making matters worse rather than better for these students, even if ...

Children at Risk in America

This collection of essays addresses twentieth-century historical and contemporary issues regarding children who are considered to be at risk. The essays explore the language of risk as it is used by the ...