– Catching Up the Underachieving Children of Poverty
Examine critical studies on high-performing, high-poverty schools to identify how schools can fulfil the mission of educating all students to proficiency, especially students at risk. The authors compiled the most important research on how low-performing, high-poverty schools achieved radical improvements in learning for their most vulnerable students and also identified eight best practices, breaking them down into specific strategies, often using real-life examples from successful schools.
- Review essential leadership characteristics that improve student achievement
- Gain strategies for engaging parents, the community and schools to work together
- Learn how to maintain high expectations for the underachieving children of poverty
- Find methods for creating a culture of assessment and data literacy