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SET: Research Information for Teachers, spec iss 1996

This special issue of the serial SET for 1996 contains seven newly commissioned articles and four reprints all related to the education of children at risk. This issue includes: (1) "Students at Risk: An Overview" (Margaret Batten, Graeme Withers, and Jean Russell); (2) "Inquiry into Children in Education at Risk through Truancy and Behavioural Problems" (New Zealand House of Representatives); (3) "Tackling Bullying in Schools: The Findings from Interventions" (Mark Cleary, Peter K. Smith, and Sonia Sharp); (4) "Truancy in Adolescence" (David M. Fergusson, Michael T. Lynskey, and L. John Horwood); (5) "Keeping Ourselves Safe: Who Benefits?" (Freda Briggs and Russell M. F. Hawkins); (6) "There Will Still Be Days: Profile of a Truant" (Patricia Berwick-Emms); (7) "Family Violence and Children: Their Experience, the Impact, and How Schools Can Respond" (Paula Shepherd); (8) "Sexual Harassment in School: The Public Performance of Gendered Violence" (Nan Stein); (9) "Why So Many Adolescent Girls Want To Lose Weight" (Vivienne Adair and Robyn Dixon); (10) "The Importance of Classroom Climate for At-Risk Learners" (Cecilia Pierce); and (11) "Violence in Schools: Principals' Perspectives" (Colin McCraith). Each paper contains its own notes. (SLD)

Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adolescents, Attendance, Behavior Patterns, Bullying, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Relationship, Sexual Harassment, Truancy, Violence

Author: Wright, Judith, Ed.


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