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Re: motivation / urban schools


Date: Mon Sep 27 2004 - 16:25:59 PDT

Hi Jackie,
My quadrant supervisor just suggested a book titled "A Framework for
Understanding Poverty" by Ruby Payne.
I'm running to the local library (or to Amazon) to buy it. From what I
understand there are school districts that have an entire curricula based on
Payne philosophies (and from what I've heard, they're pretty positive and
Best of luck!
PS. If you do a google search on "Ruby Payne" you can find oodles of sites
that will give you an overview of who she is and what her book is about.