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A study of urban school needs in the five largest cities in Connecticut.

Connecticut. University. Educational Resources and Development Center.

A study of urban school needs in the five largest cities in Connecticut.

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Published by University of Connecticut in Storrs .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Urban -- Connecticut.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsConnecticut. Education Council. Study Group on Urban Schools.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5132.C8 A57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5740692M
      LC Control Number70632002

      All the reports are created as Adobe Acrobat. The reason? The study led to a revision of existing air quality standards by the EPA. Los Angeles neighborhoods showed relatively higher rates of children's books children in the borderline neighborhood of Culver City could each have a bookbut the numbers still pale in comparison to Neuman's earlier study of a middle-income neighborhood, where 13 books per child were available. Borderline communities in all three cities had substantially greater numbers of books - an average of 16 times as many books per child - than did the high-poverty neighborhoods in the same cities.

      Much less is known about the commons-based agenda for improving cities. Going street by street in each neighborhood, the researchers counted and categorized what kinds of print resources—including books, magazines, and newspapers—were available to purchase in stores. Since, on average, urban public schools are more likely to serve low income students, it is possible that any differences between urban and nonurban schools and students are due to this higher concentration of low income students. Given the greater challenges that urban students and schools face, the fact that they were similar to their non-urban counterparts on these measures suggests that they may not only be meeting the challenges, but performing above expectations in these areas. Because of this, some parents decide to go with the home school, magnet school, charter school, or private school options. Rural-Suburban: What I mean by this are towns that are growing in size and still offer a slower paced lifestyle then other areas.

      Students in urban and urban high poverty schools were just as likely as their non-urban counterparts to be offered and to participate in certain programs and courses, with the following exceptions: they were more likely than their rural counterparts to have attended preschool, and they were less likely than most other groups to have attended schools with gifted and talented programs. Fairview PreK-8 School Grade 8 reading proficiency: 8. Her vision for the section is to create a peer-reviewed forum for scholars to integrate and synthesize theories, concepts, and data across multiple disciplines, aiming to advance the science of cities and urban regions. Abstract Using a cost-capacity gap framework, this paper is the first study to quantify nonschool fiscal disparities across Connecticut municipalities.


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A study of urban school needs in the five largest cities in Connecticut. by Connecticut. University. Educational Resources and Development Center. Download PDF Ebook

Moreover, A study of urban school needs in the five largest cities in Connecticut. book recognize that a study of this type will attract different kinds of interest -- some more global and some decidedly local in scope. Eastern Connecticut seems so much more "New-Englandly" than the more populated areas of southwestern connecticut and the Hartford area.

Here are the 20 worst schools in the nation. They were also more likely to engage in risktaking behavior, such as teenage pregnancy, that can make desirable outcomes more difficult to reach. If a download of Adobe Acrobat is needed, click here.

I think my vote would go for East Lyme. It follows then, that urban students were more likely to be attending schools with high concentrations of low income students. The study led to a revision of existing air quality standards by the EPA. It offers the best mix of urban living, the arts, entertainment, education, restaurants, and looks and feels like a port city.

Urban geographical research can be part of both human geography and physical geography. Researchers and educators often link this perceived performance of urban youth to home and school environments that do not foster educational and economic success.

Discussion Looking across all of the measures of student background, school experiences, and student outcomes studied, some general findings emerge: Urban students and schools compared less favorably to their nonurban counterparts on many measures even after accounting for the higher concentration of low income students in urban schools.

Student Outcomes Many of the student background characteristics and school experiences of urban students outlined above would suggest that students in urban and particularly urban high poverty schools had greater challenges to overcome than did suburban or rural students in achieving academically, attaining education, and encountering success in the labor market.

Fairfield as we all know is a large town with a fairly sized population. Students in high poverty schools regardless of location were less likely to feel safe in school, or to spend much time on homework than those in low poverty schools.

The problem, though, is not all schools are created equally — not by a long shot. This section and those that follow use the analysis methodology described above to compare urban students with students in other locations while accounting for differences in school poverty concentration, and to compare students in urban high poverty schools with those in other high poverty schools.

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