9781883001896

Educating Homeless Students : Promising Practices

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    9781883001896

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    1883001897

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-04-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Summary

This book is for educators who wish to serve students who temporarily share housing with other families, live in homeless shelters or motels, nd/or camp out in cars and other stopgap places.

Author Biography

Linda J. Anooshian (Ph.D. University of California at Riverside, 1974) is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Boise State University Tina D. Butcher is an Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Field Experiences and Undergraduate Student Services at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia Kate Collignon is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government Tim L. Davey is an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work, Nashville Barbara Duffield is Director of Education for the National Coalition for the Homeless E. Anne Eddowes has recently retired as an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Maria Foscarinis, is the founder and director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty Lori Korinek, Ph.D., is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in special education, School of Education, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA Sarah McCarthy is a staff attorney at the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty in Washington, D.C. Ralph da Costa Nunez is President and CEO of the Institute for Children and Poverty and Homes for the Homeless in New York City, and a Professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs Bill Penuel is a research social scientist at the Center for Technology in Learning at SRI International Patricia A. Popp is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership at The College of William and Mary Evelyn Reed-Victor is Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Special Education and Co-Director of New Connections, an Interdisciplinary Early Intervention Graduate Training Program at Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond James H. Stronge is Heritage Professor of Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia Kevin J. Swick is Professor of Education and Director of the Service-Learning and Teacher Education Project in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina - Columbia Pamela D. Tucker is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia and Director of the Principal Preparation Internship Program in the Curry School of Education Yvonne Vissing, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at Salem State College Brenda Toler Williams, Ed.D., is Associate Professor in the Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership area, School of Education, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Table of Contents

Introduction
Educating Homeless Children and Youth: An Introduction
1(20)
James H. Stronge
What Is the Status of Homelessness?
2(2)
What Educational Problems Do Homeless Students Face?
4(2)
What Are Promising Practices for Educating Homeless Students?
6(8)
Where Do We Go from Here?
14(2)
References
16(2)
Additional Resources
18(1)
Endnotes
19(2)
Part 1: Focus On The Student
Meeting the Developmental and Educational Needs of Homeless Infants and Young Children
21(24)
E. Anne Eddowes
Tina Butcher
What Are the Developmental Needs of Infants and Young Children?
22(2)
What Are the Particular Needs of Young Homeless Children?
24(6)
What Practices Support the Development and Education of Young Homeless Children?
30(1)
What Practices Support Resilience in Homeless Infants and Young Children?
31(6)
What Services Are Necessary to Meet the Needs of Young Homeless Children?
37(4)
References
41(1)
Additional Resources: Children's Books about Homelessness
42(3)
Meeting the Educational Needs of Intermediate and Middle School Homeless Students
45(18)
Yvonne Vissing
What Developmental Issues Confront Homeless Middle School Students?
46(3)
How Can Middle Schools Address Educational Issues of Homeless Students?
49(6)
What Can Middle Schools Do to Improve Peer Awareness of Homelessness?
55(3)
Summary
58(2)
References
60(1)
Additional Resources: Homelessness Curriculum Materials for Middle School Students
61(2)
Meeting the Educational Needs of Homeless Youth
63(16)
William R. Penuel
Tim L. Davey
What Is the Status of Homeless Youth?
63(1)
In What Contexts Do We Find Homeless Youth At-Risk?
64(4)
What Are Some Ways to Build Developmental Alliances with Homeless Youth?
68(3)
Where Do We Go from Here?
71(4)
References
75(2)
Resources
77(1)
Endnotes
78(1)
Moving to Educational Success: Building Positive Relationships for Homeless Children
79(20)
Linda J. Anooshian
Relationships as a Focus for Educational Practice
80(5)
Building Positive Relationships: Strategies for Success
85(8)
Broader Perspectives: The Total School Picture and Policy Implications
93(1)
References
94(3)
Additional Resources
97(1)
Endnotes
98(1)
Part 2: Focus On The Family
Resilience and Homeless Students: Supportive Adult Roles
99(16)
Evelyn Reed-Victor
Introduction
99(1)
What Is Resilience?
100(2)
How Can Adults Foster Resilience in Children and Youth?
102(1)
How Does Homelessness Affect Families' Protective Roles?
102(3)
How Can the Family's Role Be Supported?
105(2)
How Can Other Adults Actively Support Homeless Children and Youth?
107(2)
Conclusion
109(2)
References
111(2)
Additional Resources
113(1)
Endnotes
114(1)
Supporting Family Learning: Building a Community of Learners
115(20)
Ralph Da Costa Nunez
Kate Collignon
Parent Involvement in Children's Education: Roles and Challenges for Homeless Families
116(3)
Building a Community of Learning: Helping Homeless Parents to Help Their Children Succeed
119(7)
How Can I Establish a Community of Learning? Addressing the Basics
126(4)
An Opportunity for Today and The Future
130(1)
References
131(1)
Additional Resources
132(1)
Endnotes
133(2)
Part 3: Focus On The School
Removing Educational Barriers for Homeless Students: Legal Requirements and Recommended Practices
135(30)
Maria Foscarinis
Sarah McCarthy
Introduction
135(1)
Removing Barriers to Access
136(2)
The Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 3
138(3)
Compliance
141(3)
Implementing The Mckinney Act: Compliance Strategies
144(15)
Endnotes
159(6)
Building Effective Awareness Programs for Homeless Students among Staff, Peers, and Community Members
165(18)
Kevin J. Swick
How Can We Build Awareness and Support for the Learning Needs of Homeless Students Among Teachers and Staff?
166(5)
How Can We Build Awareness and Support for the Learning Needs of Homeless Students Among All Students?
171(3)
How Can We Build Awareness and Support for the Learning Needs of Homeless Students among Community Members?
174(4)
Conclusion: Where Do We Go from Here?
178(3)
References
181(1)
Additional Resources
182(1)
Designing Effective School Programs for Homeless Students
183(20)
Brenda Toler Williams
Lori Korinek
Components of Effective School Programs for Homeless Students
184(5)
Planning Effective School Programs for Homeless Students
189(1)
What Are the Steps for Designing Responsive School Programs?
190(8)
Conclusion
198(1)
References
198(2)
Additional Resources
200(3)
Part 4: Focus On The Community
Advocating for Homeless Students
203(22)
Barbara J. Duffield
Advocacy 101: The Basics
204(4)
Effective Practices in Advocating for Homeless Students
208(14)
Conclusion
222(1)
References
222(1)
Additional Resources
223(1)
Endnotes
224(1)
Enhancing Collaboration on Behalf of Homeless Students: Strategies for Local and State Educational Agencies
225(22)
Pamela D. Tucker
Why Is Collaboration Important?
226(3)
What Is the Role of Collaboration in Serving Homeless Students?
229(1)
What Is the Nature of Collaboration?
230(2)
How Can Collaboration Serve the Multi-Faceted Needs of Homeless Students?
232(5)
How Can the Effectiveness of Collaboration Be Assessed?
237(3)
Conclusions
240(1)
What Electronic Resources Are Available for Educators?
240(3)
References
243(2)
Endnotes
245(2)
Educating Homeless Students: Linking with Colleges and Universities
247(19)
Patricia A. Popp
Introduction
247(1)
Why Are College and University Linkages Important?
248(2)
What Do College and University Linkages Look Like?
250(8)
What Are the Elements of Successful Linkages?
258(2)
What Stages Can Be Anticipated?
260(1)
Conclusion
261(2)
References
263(2)
Additional Resources
265(1)
Meet the Authors 266

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