Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Year two study of a community, school, and university partnership for urban school transformation in providing pathways to post secondary opportunities for urban youth in the 21st century
by Saunders, Richard W., Ed.D., University of Southern California, 2011, 237; 3478005
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this study is to review and follow up on a community, school, and university partnership that is in its third year of operation. A dissertation group at a top-tiered research university studied the partnership for the attributes that emerged during its first year of operation. This study is a follow-up to examine whether the attributes of the partnership are effective in transforming the high school for which the partnership has assumed oversight under one of the District's reform plans. The study is examining whether the community, school, and university partnership, that includes businesses, can work on behalf of urban schools to create pathways to meaningful post-secondary employment consistent with 21st century employment opportunities.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Rousseau, Sylia G.
Commitee: Escalante, Michael, Hasan, Angela
School: University of Southern California
Department: Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-A 73/01, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Educational evaluation, Secondary education, Curriculum development
Keywords: Career, Community, Community-school-university partnership, Partnership, Pathways, Postsecondary, School transformation, University, Urban education
Publication Number: 3478005
ISBN: 978-1-124-95151-5
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