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Elevating Student Voice

Author : Nelson Beaudoin
ISBN : 9781317923923
Genre : Education
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This book demonstrates what schools can do to enhance student participation and engagement. It shows educators how to: - create opportunities for students to practice democracy and civic responsibility. - develop a "school for each kid" - get students to care Examples include - Community service - Peer Helpers - Peer Mediators - Student-directed programs and events - Student feedback to teachers - Student-led conferences - Students on interviewing committees - Students on the School Board - Student publications - Student speakers . . . and more Also highlighted in this book are the exciting and enriching activities of First Amendment Schools.

Student Voice And School Governance

Author : Marc Brasof
ISBN : 9781317529774
Genre : Education
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While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools. This volume investigates problems with the neoliberal school reform movement, and how youth-adult partnerships have resulted in more effective reforms within schools and community organizations nationally and internationally. Stemming from an eight-year ethnographic study at a civic-themed public high school, the volume highlights the process of creating a school governance structure which produces active and informed citizens. Made up of executive, legislative and judicial branches, the program gives students the power to make, implement and review school policies and practices—a model that has found to effectively distribute leadership and trigger organizational learning, and is thus at the forefront of civic education.

Democracy Inside

Author : Albert W. Dzur
ISBN : 9780190658663
Genre : Political Science
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In our current era of deep distrust in our politics and political institutions, there is also a pervasive sense that social problems are so overwhelmingly complex that it is virtually impossible to solve them. In Democracy Inside, Albert W. Dzur looks at recent instances of effective citizen action across the United States to develop a grounded political theory of democratic change, one in which citizens effectively engage with institutions. Drawing on qualitative interviews with practitioners involved in democratic schools, restorative and community justice, and collaborative city governance, Dzur stresses that we need to turn to ordinary, daily life and focus on how "democratic professionals" are breaking down barriers and bring people into decision-making processes at the granular level. These reformers are not transforming high politics or national-scale institutions, but they have been effective at changing the routine, everyday practices where people live and work. As Democracy Inside shows, if we really want to expand the democracy and build citizen engagement intensity in American life, we need to look beyond traditional politics and transform our classrooms, courtrooms, and offices into accessible civic spaces.

Principal Leadership

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ISBN : PSU:000055224123
Genre : High school principals
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From The Voices Of Rising Stars

Author : Alexa D. Edwards
ISBN : MSU:31293028458333
Genre : African American teenage boys
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Ers Spectrum

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ISBN : UVA:X030298050
Genre : Public schools
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Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Author : Nelson Beaudoin
ISBN : 1930556942
Genre : Education
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This book proves that great things can happen when school leaders refuse to settle for business-as-usual. You can achieve success for your schools and students if you steer clear of the familiar and the comfortable. With over 34 years of experience in educational leadership, Nelson Beaudoin was Maine's 2000 NASSP Principal of The Year. His book demonstrates how to generate school-wide enthusiasm for replacing timeworn routines and procedures, give students a voice and personalize the learning process, initiate innovative programs and practices, implement comprehensive school reform, nurture an...

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250199
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Dissertation Abstracts International

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132702536
Genre : Humanities
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Praxis Ii

Author : Jerry Bobrow
ISBN : 0822020580
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