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Welcoming Practices: Creating Schools that Support Students and Families in Transition

Ron Avi Astor, Linda Jacobson, Stephanie L. Wrabel, Rami Benbenishty, and Diana Pineda


Students change schools for a variety of reasons, and some students change more often than others -- a reality that can leave them feeling emotionally disconnected and often academically at risk. Welcoming Practices summarizes the research on school transition and makes a case for why schools need to do a better job of welcoming new children and families and following up with them over time. Arriving at a moment in history in which schools are increasing attention on students' social and emotional development, this book captures the innovative practices that some institutions are using to con ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190845513
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190845513.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ron Avi Astor, author

Linda Jacobson, author

Stephanie L. Wrabel, author