These strategies, training resources, and more help improve the performance of students of low socioeconomic status by preventing their misidentification as learning disabled and supporting school-readiness skills.

A Proven Approach to Improving Educational Opportunities for Low SES Children

A proven approach to improving educational opportunities for low SES children

In the previous chapters, we've discussed numerous strategies for reshaping and redirecting the professional thinking in schools, particularly in low SES schools. We're not advocating turning your schools upside down with new thinking and new programs as soon as you put this book down. We are saying that the path to change needs to begin now. As leaders in your schools, you're the change agents, and contrary to the old saying, this time the buck starts with you and ends with your faculty, your students, and their parents. Based on our observations of schools that succeed well in working with low SES students, we ...

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