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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.

The Role Networking Can Play in the Effective Education of Low SES Students
The role networking can play in the effective education of low SES students

As we discussed in Chapter 5, it does indeed take a village, but what are the boundaries of your educational village? The principals of successful low socioeconomic schools we observed have become experts at building relationships not only with all support offices in their school districts but also with a wide-ranging network of resources that would otherwise go untapped.

The first step in broadening the field of shareholders in your school community is a very deliberate form of resource manipulation. We know, the word manipulation often congers up negative connotations of something that's perhaps unethical. Not so. Manipulation can be a ...

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