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Author Council, National Research
Title Volunteers in Public Schools
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1990
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Descript 1 online resource (160 pages)
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Note Volunteers in Public Schools -- Copyright -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Development of Organized School Volunteerism in the United States -- REFERENCE -- 3 School Volunteers: A Statistical Profile -- INTRODUCTION -- THE NATIONAL PICTURE -- THE STATE PICTURE -- EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- REFERENCES -- 4 Review of Research and Evaluation Literature on School Volunteerism -- THE RESEARCH -- Use of Volunteers in Instructional Support Activities -- Tutoring -- Other Instructional Support Activities -- Effects on Students Other Than Academic Achievement -- Effects of Volunteers on Schools and Classrooms -- The Problem of Evaluation in Volunteer Programs -- SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS -- REFERENCES -- 5 Some Exemplary Volunteer Programs -- ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN -- BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS -- CHICAGO, ILLINOIS -- CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA -- CORSICANA, TEXAS -- DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA -- DALLAS, TEXAS -- KINGFIELD, MAINE -- MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND -- SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA -- SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA -- TULSA, OKLAHOMA -- WASHINGTON, D.C. -- SUMMARY -- 6 Factors in School Volunteerism -- CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS -- Support by Top Policy Levels -- Organization and Management -- Involvement of Teachers -- Recruitment, Training, and Placement of Volunteers -- Recognition of Volunteers -- FACTORS INHIBITING THE USE OF VOLUNTEERS IN SCHOOLS -- OBSERVATIONS ON NATIONAL VOLUNTARY YOUTH SERVICE -- CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS -- 7 A Call to Action -- Conclusions -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- Appendix A Data from NCES Schools and Staffing Survey, 1987-1988 -- Appendix B Annotated Bibliography -- Appendix C Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Council, National Research Volunteers in Public Schools Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press,c1990 9780309041492
Subject Volunteer workers in education -- United States.;Volunteer workers in education -- United States -- Statistics
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Alt Author Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and
Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and
Schools, Committee on the Use of Volunteers in
Michael, Bernard
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