The Power of the Media Specialist to Improve Academic Achievement and Strengthen At-Risk Youth, 1st Edition

  • Jami Biles Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 1586833545
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833541
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Focuses on the librarian's role as a leader in promoting resiliency in adolescents by influencing their academic achievements.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
1: The Significance of the Problem.
2: How Significant is the Achievement Gap?.
3: Who is At Risk of Failing?.
4: Legislation and Effective Schools.
5: What Is Effective?.
6: The Impact Study Research: School Library Characteristics That Raise Academic Achievement.
7: Educational and Social Science Approaches That Raise Academic Achievement.
8: Applying What Works to the School Library.
9: The Turnaround School Library.
10: Creating the Holistic Library.
Works Cited.
About the Authors.