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Breaking the Poverty Barrier

Breaking the Poverty Barrier

Changing Student Lives With Passion, Perseverance, and Performance

By: Ricardo LeBlanc-Esparza, William S. Roulston

This book illustrates the specific strategies that transformed a school with shockingly low proficiency into a National Showcase School.

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Breaking the Poverty Barrier

Strong leadership, parent involvement, mentoring, data-based intervention, and high expectations are known factors in student success, but what do they really look like in practiceand are they as powerful as research says? This book illustrates the specific strategies and critical steps that transformed a school beset with poverty and shockingly low proficiency into a National Showcase School.

  • Gain academic intervention strategies to build change from the inside out.
  • Find additional strategies for handling negative student beliefs, attitudes, and traditions that get in the way of growth.
  • Explore the core beliefs that lie at the heart of effective school leadership.
  • Get reproducible letters that administrators and decision-makers can use in their own schools.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF476

ISBN: 9781935543145

Page Count: 216

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