Full-Service Schools describes the movement to create an array of integrated support services in schools. It examines the declining welfare of many American families and prescribes solutions for the problems of increased sex, drugs, violence, and stress among youth.
"Full Service Schools provides the historical perspective, vision,and parameters for developing collaborative partnerships forschool-linked services." (Norma Paulus, state superintAndent ofpublic instruction, Oregon Department of Education)
"Full-service schools are the schools of the future. As Joy Dryfoosmakes clear, more services under the school roof mean bettereducation too. Putting real social services in schools means moreteachers can stop being part-time social workers and start beingfull-time teachers again.'' (Senator Edward M. Kennedy)
"All of us interested in improving the health and education of ourchildren should read this book. It tells us of an importantmovement -- full-service schools -- and how we can extAnd itsgrowth." (Julius B. Richomond, M.D., John D. MacArthur Professor ofHealth Policy, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School, former AssistantSecretary for Health and Surgeon General)
"During the past decade there has been an urgent call for ournation to reconceive and regenerate its health policies for youthand families. Full-Service Schools provides a useful template forour response." (Lloyd J. Kolbe, director, Division of Adolescentand School Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control andPrevention)
"Policy makers, practitioners, administrators, and parents willfind here thoughtful answers to their questions about howcommunities can help provide all of America's children with theservices and supports they need to succeed at school -- andultimately in life." (Lisbeth B. Schorr, lecturer in socialmedicine, Harvard University, and author of Within Our Reach:Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage)
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