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No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Michael A. Olivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the 1982 U.S. Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe. This decision resolved the issue of whether or not state laws could restrict the educational opportunities of immigrant ... More


Why Plyler Matters

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains why Plyler v. Doe is an important court case, even if not many people have heard of it or understand its holding: to allow schoolchildren without legal status to enroll in ... More


Rose-tinted? The use of coloured filters to treat reading difficulties

Robert D. McIntosh and Stuart J. Ritchie

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0066
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the use of coloured filters to treat reading difficulties, and the theoretical and practical claims that underpin it. It reviews evidence for the efficacy of coloured filters, ... More


Crowding, Class Size, and School Size

Lorraine E. Maxwell

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses two separate but related aspects of the school environment: population, in relation to both class size and the size of the school, and crowding. Overcrowding affects the ... More


Lighting

Barbara Erwine

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the breadth of the impact that lighting has on the health, well-being, and performance of schoolchildren and staff. Good lighting design can improve health and learning as well ... More


Noise

Lorraine E. Maxwell

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the nonauditory effect of noise on children, that is, the effect of noise apart from hearing loss. Noise sources can be external (e.g., roads, trains, aircraft) or internal ... More


Playgrounds: A 150-Year-Old Model

Robin Moore

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins by tracing the history of playgrounds and exploring the philosophies behind the changes. Two major themes emerge. First, playgrounds should be places where children can play ... More


Outdoor Air Pollution

Andrea Hricko

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses outdoor air pollution in school environments. Outdoor (ambient) air pollution presents a number of issues in the school environment, including exposure of children to diesel ... More


Chemical Exposures in and out of the Classroom

Jennifer Audi and Robert J. Geller

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews some of the toxic hazards that children might encounter in and around their schools. It discusses the ways in which a child might be exposed, as well as the possible effects of ... More


Safe School Travel

H. Douglas Robertson and Jeffrey C. Tsai

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The trip to school is very much a part of the school environment. Two aspects of this trip bear directly on children's health and safety: the risk of injuries during the journey and the opportunity ... More


Care of Asthmatic and Allergic Students

W. Gerald Teague

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses issues associated with the care of children with asthma by school personnel. A close partnership built on open communication and preparedness is necessary among school ... More


Infectious Disease in Schools: Prevention and Control

Harry Keyserling

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

School environments provide ideal conditions for transmission of infectious diseases. This chapter discusses the prevention and control of infectious diseases in schools. Because infectious diseases ... More


Nutrition in schools

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the importance of nutrition work in schools. Topics covered include nutrition activities in schools, school health programmes, and school food production.


The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Lesley Sharp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many ... More


Annie (Wood) Besant

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the accounts of Annie (Wood) Besant. Annie Wood came from a comfortably well-to-do family. She was intelligent and well-educated. At the age of nineteen, she married Rev. ... More


The Home, the Classroom, and the Cultivation of Egyptian Nationalism

Lisa Pollard

in Nurturing the Nation: The Family Politics of Modernizing, Colonizing, and Liberating Egypt, 1805-1923

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240223
eISBN:
9780520937536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240223.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

British administrators and Egyptian nationalists subjected elite Egyptian schoolchildren to a reform of their personal behavior that was designed to fit the needs of the Egyptian state—both as it ... More


School-Age Child Care

Edward Zigler, Katherine Marsland, and Heather Lord

in The Tragedy of Child Care in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122336
eISBN:
9780300156263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122336.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how parents manage the gap between the end of the school day and the end of the typical workday; discusses the consequences of those child care choices for a child's health, ... More


Environmental Justice and the Precautionary Principle: Air Toxics Exposures and Health Risks among Schoolchildren in Los Angeles

Rachel Morello-Frosch, Manuel Pastor, and James Sadd

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses a scientific analysis conducted by the Southern California Environmental Justice Collaborative. This community-based participatory research project, focusing on environmental ... More


Children

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter highlights how children 5–12 years of age perceive the world—connecting this development with their media preferences. Since five-year-olds and nine-year-olds look at the world very ... More


Challenging Segregation: Chinese Children at School

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.8
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how children growing up in Chinatown and desiring an American education chose between attendance at one of the private schools or at the segregated Chinese Public School. There ... More


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