Module Twelve: Working with High School At-Risk Students for K-12

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Donnley, M., (1986), At-Risk Students, ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management Eugene, OR.

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Adelman, H.S. & Taylor, L. (2010). Mental health in schools: Engaging learners, preventing problems, and improving schools. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press.

Adelman, H.S., & Taylor, L. (2008). Rebuilding for learning: Addressing barriers to learning and teaching and re-engaging students. New York: Scholastic, Inc. This book is also available (PDF, 5.75MB) online.

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