The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood
March 8, 2016 ~ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Carolina Department of Archives & History
8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29223
How does poverty affect children across time?
Dr. Karl Alexander spent his entire academic career at Johns Hopkins University where he conducted a study that followed 790 Baltimore first-graders from 1982 until their late twenties. Dr. Alexander will discuss his work and
his prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Education winning book entitled
The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood. The Grawemeyer Award in Education is presented annually by the University of Louisville for outstanding works and powerful ideas.
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2016 COE Summer Institute:
Call for Presentations
It is time again to submit your proposals for our Summer Institute!
Submit your proposals for the COE Summer Institute to COE@fmarion.edu no later than April 15, 2016.
Notification of acceptance will be made via e-mail by April 27, 2016.
School, Family, and Community Partnership NNPS Outreach Project Winners
The National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) Outreach Project is a collaborative act with the Center of Excellence to highlight the "Promising Practice" in partnership schools that address issues related to school, family, and community partnerships and the education of children of poverty.
Charleston School District
Goodwin Elementary- Two for Me
Florence School District One Delmae Heights Elementary- sTeam Ahead with Reading Moore Intermediate- Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead
South Florence High- Man-Up!
Florence School District Three J.C. Lynch Elementary- Comprehension Retention
Richland School District One
Heyward Gibbes Middle-
Bridging the Gap- Reading Home, School, Community Pine Grove Elementary- Title I Parent Educator Facilitator
Partnership P-12 Professional Development Outreach Project Winners
The Center of Excellence has an initiative to assist and aid P-12 educators as much as possible with funding their educational ideas and projects. Each project focuses on the development or expansion of best practices or specific strategies for teaching children of poverty.
Charleston County School District
Haut Gap Middle-
No Gap at Haut Gap
Clarendon School District Two
Manning Primary- Raising Achievement One Level at a Time
Manning Primary- Rooted in Reading
Manning ECC- Families Reading Every Day
Dillon School District Four
Lake View High-
LVHS Dream Learners
Marlboro County School District
Developing the Child for the 21st Century
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