Rampant poverty continues to present severe challenges for Appalachian schools, which are vulnerable to changes in regional and national economies brought about by setbacks in both personal and community life. The author argues that additional resources must be provided to families and schools for student success. In Appalachian Women, Professor Atwell offers effective strategies for school achievement.
Nedra Atwell is Associate Professor of Education at Western Kentucky University. Professor Atwell holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Vanderbilt University.
Chapter 1 Beginnings Chapter 2 High Expectations Chapter 3 Teachers Chapter 4 Language and Culture Chapter 5 Technology Chapter 6 Time, Style, and Assessment Chapter 7 Reflections Chapter 8 References Chapter 9 About the Author