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The Resource Last chance high : how girls and boys drop in and out of alternative schools, Deirdre M. Kelly ; foreword by Jeannie Oakes

Last chance high : how girls and boys drop in and out of alternative schools, Deirdre M. Kelly ; foreword by Jeannie Oakes

Label
Last chance high : how girls and boys drop in and out of alternative schools
Title
Last chance high
Title remainder
how girls and boys drop in and out of alternative schools
Statement of responsibility
Deirdre M. Kelly ; foreword by Jeannie Oakes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the history of continuing education and how high schools lower their dropout rates by sending marginalized students to alternative schools, and examines the factors that encourage and limit the success of alternative schools
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Deirdre M
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evening and continuation schools
  • Dropouts
  • Sex differences in education
  • Educational sociology
  • Alternative schools
  • Cours du soir
  • Abandon des études (Enseignement secondaire)
  • Différences entre sexes en éducation
  • Sociologie de l'éducation
  • Alternative schools
  • Dropouts
  • Educational sociology
  • Evening and continuation schools
  • Sex differences in education
  • United States
  • Cours du soir
  • Abandon des études (enseignement secondaire)
  • Différences entre sexes en éducation
  • High school
  • Schulabbrecher
  • Zweiter Bildungsweg
  • Lernerfolg
  • Geschlechtsunterschied
  • USA
  • EDUCATION / Secondary
Label
Last chance high : how girls and boys drop in and out of alternative schools, Deirdre M. Kelly ; foreword by Jeannie Oakes
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • In the Eyes of the Beholder: Helper, Hippie, Stoner, Spy.
  • Some Definitions.
  • Ways of Seeing the Continuation School
  • 2.
  • How a Chameleon Survives: A History of Continuation.
  • Early Years: A Part-Time Bridge between Schooling and Work.
  • Years of Uncertainty during Hard Times.
  • Adjustment Education: 1945-1965.
  • Alternative Education for "Divergent Youth"
  • The "Discovery" of an Outcast Group: Pregnant and Mothering Girls
  • Foreword
  • 3.
  • Safety Valve versus Safety Net: The Process of Stigmatization.
  • Community and Family Influences.
  • Organizational Influences.
  • Individual and Small Group Influences
  • 4.
  • Slipping In and Out of the System: Symptoms and Styles of Disengagement by Gender.
  • Warning Signals: Quiet and Loud.
  • Absenteeism and Cutting Classes.
  • Classroom Survival Strategies.
  • Jeannie Oakes
  • Boys' and Tough Girls' Greater Vulnerability to Pushout
  • 5.
  • Reasons for and Timing of Disengagement by Gender.
  • Fighting.
  • Institution Labeling Practices and Stigma Avoiders.
  • Competing Demands of Relationships and the Relationship-Absorbed.
  • Early Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Marriage.
  • Family and Work Responsibilities.
  • Timing of Disengagement
  • 6.
  • 1.
  • What Do Continuation Schools Continue? Learning Gender and Class.
  • Connections between the Continuation School and Students' Futures.
  • Peers' Informal Enforcement of Traditional Gender Identities.
  • Consequences of Dropping Out versus Getting a Continuation Diploma
  • 7.
  • Reengagement: Who and How by Gender.
  • The Continuation Credential.
  • Academics: Second Chancers, Push-Throughs, and Pushouts.
  • Extracurricular Activities.
  • Peer Relations.
  • Overview.
  • The Limits to Reengagement
  • 8.
  • Hidden Hierarchies.
  • The Credential Hierarchy and the Dilemma of Difference.
  • The Gender Hierarchy.
  • The Adult-Child Hierarchy.
  • The Knowledge Hierarchy.
  • Appendix: Routes through the Hidden World: Charts of Student Flows into and out of Beacon and La Fuente
  • Where Are the Girls?
  • From Factory to Soap Opera.
  • Entering the Hidden World.
  • A Mini-Traditional School and a Hybrid Alternative.
Control code
ocn956711957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 276 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300156973
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dsrsdh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956711957
Label
Last chance high : how girls and boys drop in and out of alternative schools, Deirdre M. Kelly ; foreword by Jeannie Oakes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • In the Eyes of the Beholder: Helper, Hippie, Stoner, Spy.
  • Some Definitions.
  • Ways of Seeing the Continuation School
  • 2.
  • How a Chameleon Survives: A History of Continuation.
  • Early Years: A Part-Time Bridge between Schooling and Work.
  • Years of Uncertainty during Hard Times.
  • Adjustment Education: 1945-1965.
  • Alternative Education for "Divergent Youth"
  • The "Discovery" of an Outcast Group: Pregnant and Mothering Girls
  • Foreword
  • 3.
  • Safety Valve versus Safety Net: The Process of Stigmatization.
  • Community and Family Influences.
  • Organizational Influences.
  • Individual and Small Group Influences
  • 4.
  • Slipping In and Out of the System: Symptoms and Styles of Disengagement by Gender.
  • Warning Signals: Quiet and Loud.
  • Absenteeism and Cutting Classes.
  • Classroom Survival Strategies.
  • Jeannie Oakes
  • Boys' and Tough Girls' Greater Vulnerability to Pushout
  • 5.
  • Reasons for and Timing of Disengagement by Gender.
  • Fighting.
  • Institution Labeling Practices and Stigma Avoiders.
  • Competing Demands of Relationships and the Relationship-Absorbed.
  • Early Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Marriage.
  • Family and Work Responsibilities.
  • Timing of Disengagement
  • 6.
  • 1.
  • What Do Continuation Schools Continue? Learning Gender and Class.
  • Connections between the Continuation School and Students' Futures.
  • Peers' Informal Enforcement of Traditional Gender Identities.
  • Consequences of Dropping Out versus Getting a Continuation Diploma
  • 7.
  • Reengagement: Who and How by Gender.
  • The Continuation Credential.
  • Academics: Second Chancers, Push-Throughs, and Pushouts.
  • Extracurricular Activities.
  • Peer Relations.
  • Overview.
  • The Limits to Reengagement
  • 8.
  • Hidden Hierarchies.
  • The Credential Hierarchy and the Dilemma of Difference.
  • The Gender Hierarchy.
  • The Adult-Child Hierarchy.
  • The Knowledge Hierarchy.
  • Appendix: Routes through the Hidden World: Charts of Student Flows into and out of Beacon and La Fuente
  • Where Are the Girls?
  • From Factory to Soap Opera.
  • Entering the Hidden World.
  • A Mini-Traditional School and a Hybrid Alternative.
Control code
ocn956711957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 276 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300156973
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dsrsdh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956711957

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