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Title School of the future [electronic resource] / edited by Wayne H. Holtzman.

Published Austin, Tex. : American Psychological Association and Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, the University of Texas, c1992.

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Physical description xviii, 172 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes Papers written for a study conducted by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Most observers now firmly believe that major reform in public education, perhaps even radical changes that would scarcely have been voiced a generation ago, will be the primary driving force to ameliorate these social problems. Psychologists and other behavioral scientists can be in the forefront of bringing about the necessary changes and scientific advancement for such reforms to succeed. It is highly likely that the next decade will see an ever-increasing involvement of psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, economists, and social workers. They will be joining forces with educational specialists, not only in the research and development aspects of educational reform but also in the social engineering of major field experiments, model schools, and policy studies that will provide the basis for effective reforms. Part 1 of this book deals with the concept of the School of the Future as a community institution, how it fits into the national scene, and plans for evaluation. Part 2 is devoted to the models of intervention that are emerging in each of the four communities where the School of the Future is being developed"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2005 dcunns.
Other formats Also issued in print.
Other author Holtzman, Wayne H.
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
Subject Children with social disabilities -- Education -- Texas.
Community and school -- Texas.
School health services -- Texas.
Students -- Mental health services -- Texas.
Social work with children -- Texas.
School improvement programs -- Texas.
ISBN 0943463114 (print)