Access to Success in the Urban High School

Access to Success in the Urban High School

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This fascinating history of one school innovation recounts the painstaking labours of those willing to help at-risk youth succeed in our complex society. Harold Wechsler examines the middle college movement by focusing on a quarter-century of growth at the first Middle College. Started in 1974 at LaGuardia Community College in New York, this successful alternative school has since been widely replicated and adapted throughout the country. Anyone interested in the processes of educational reform will find this captivating story and WechslerAÂ’s in-depth policy analysis to be essential reading.Carnegiea#39;s Dunham noted the absence of concrete plans for funding the school, but remained optimistic that the BOE and BHE would ... revenue to cover the salaries of 4.5 to 5.0 teachers (aquot;including the teacher-in-chargeaquot;), a part-time guidance counselor, and some support staff. Teachers would receive regular salaries and benefits and would need a New York City BOE license, although the schoola#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Access to Success in the Urban High School
Author:Harold S. Wechsler
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2001


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