TITLE

Is Your School Accessible and Inviting?

AUTHOR(S)
Garrett, Joyce Lynn
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information concerning the accessibility of school, as well as its inviting power to students, in the U.S. There is a big doubt if schools are really accessible to everyone. The author argues that schools, public or private, are not accessible to all people. According to a datum within the state, 3% of dropouts leave school by fourth grade, 20% leave by eight grade, and nearly 66% leave before tenth grade. The author stresses that accessibility is more than affordable availability, which means breaking down instructional, social, cultural, and economic barriers to guarantee that schools are really open to all because they are safe, relevant, flexible, and responsive.
ACCESSION #
31413572

 

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