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Guetzloe, Eleanor – Preventing School Failure, 2001
A professor of special education specializing in students with emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD) reviews her career from 1966 to the present noting the influence of the literature, authorities, and Public Law 94-142. Changes during this time identified include more effective interventions and increasing danger from student weapons. She urges…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Behavior Disorders, Disabilities, Educational History
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Guetzloe, Eleanor – Preventing School Failure, 1999
Discussion of the problem of violence in children and adolescents offers a public health model of prevention and intervention which views prevention activity as either primary, secondary, or tertiary, depending on the stage to which a problem has progressed. A table lists conditions that exacerbate or contribute to violent behavior in the school…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention
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Guetzloe, Eleanor – Preventing School Failure, 1997
This introductory article in a special issue on mentoring as a means to prevent school failure looks at the beginnings of mentoring in the United States, recent growth of mentoring programs, similarities and differences in mentoring programs, sources of funding for mentoring programs, what works and what does not, and the future of mentoring…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Mentors
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Guetzloe, Eleanor – Preventing School Failure, 1999
Discusses the failure of schools to prepare students with disabilities, their peers, the faculty, or the environment before placing a student with a disability in the general-education classroom. Components of a quality program for students with disabilities are described, including an appropriate curriculum and specific successful classroom…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education
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Guetzloe, Eleanor – Preventing School Failure, 1992
A public health model of prevention and intervention is applied to violent, aggressive, and antisocial student behaviors. Stressed is secondary prevention through school intervention by such means as comprehensive school planning, behavioral management strategies, student supervision, and providing for prosocial activity. Primary and tertiary…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders
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Guetzloe, Eleanor; Rockwell, Sylvia – Preventing School Failure, 1998
Discusses factors associated with violent behavior in young children and strategies for addressing those factors, including using the "Turtle Technique" for practicing withdrawal and problem-solving, using social-learning curricula, using success-oriented instructional strategies for teaching academics, listing and practicing alternative…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques