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C. Charles Jackson Foundation
has made this publication possible
and contributed to the projects showcased on these pages.
Considerable appreciation is due to
Dr. Bruce H. Jackson
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Your Druggist - - -
One of the bulwarks of this great
country has been the home-owned
Druggist. His contribution to his com-munity
in emergencies, local taxes
and public spiritedness has never
been fully appreciated by the aver-age
person, who, as...
assessment is to provide educators with a total proficiency score for use in their schools, districts,
and state, as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Students will be assessed in the
four language acquisition modalities of...
the school by using funds from the Effective Teaching and Learning Literacy Program (USDOE,
These government programs are examples of how educators and scholars are redefining
literacy as the term expands into the experiences and lives...
of the school, McLaughlin noticed that other Western-based institutions, such as the local
Christian churches, provided religious reading material in Navajo and that Navajo literacy
classes were established by members of the community. In terms...
needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st
century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and
diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
boyfriend lives with the family in the home. Maria has two little sisters that she helps tend.
Maria’s real dad lives in Texas and was very abusive to Maria’s mom in the past. Maria’s
maternal grandma lives in St. George and Maria’s mom...
U.S. Department of Education. (2010b). Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local
Educational Agencies: Title 1, Part A. Washington, DC: Retrieved October 15, 2010,
Van Steensel, R. (2006)....
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and should lead the Work and the community without the rest of the members of the high priesthood quorum. Because of political turmoil sponsored by those close to Leroy S. Johnson, a majority of the community believed that...
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the pursuit of happiness. They wished to live their lives without interference or persecution. These goals pushed the people in the community to break down long-standing barriers and allow themselves to become...
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Hymes, D. (1972). Models of the interaction of language and social life. In J. Gumperz & D. Hymes (Eds.), Directions in sociolinguistics: The ethnography of communication (pp. 35–71). New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston....
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In December 2007, I attended a regional conference of Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) where I visited with colleagues from around the west. While I did not gain new ideas or discover a hidden “How-To...
consists of images or profiles from unsolved cases. CODIS is an index that aids crime labs to store and compare DNA profiles. This record is called a CODIS DNA profile and consists of an individual’s DNA profile, along with the sample’s...
during the interview. All participants were given a timeframe of the completion of the study and
had the opportunity to view the final results of the study.
The interviews began in early January 2012, when all Institutional Review Board...
grade level. All teachers reported approximately 70% of students in their class were successful in
Tier 1 instruction. When asked how RTI affects gifted students, all teachers reported the
framework does not specifically address the needs of...
implement new programs every year. One teacher said her greatest barrier was there was not
enough of her to go around to help all of the students all of the time. Table 5 represents teachers
responses related to RTI’s effect on teaching.