By Keffrelyn D. Brown

This e-book examines how using the “at-risk” class and label creates difficulties for college kids and lecturers. Drawing from study throughout quite a few schooling websites, the writer illustrates how educators realize the label’s capability to redress problems with fairness, yet warns that it could possibly additionally stigmatize the scholars so categorised. Brown explores how the labeling and next practices via academics and colleges really have an effect on scholars, resembling classifying lots of individuals as poor. The textual content presents a old evaluation, discusses the position of federal schooling coverage and instructing, and comprises instruments to aid readers collect extra advanced, severe understandings of threat in academic perform. After the “At-Risk” Label not just demanding situations the schooling group to reorient itself to a extra equitable discourse, it offers a framework for altering the structural stipulations of education to raised serve all students.

Book Features:

  • bargains a serious appraisal of the way faculties, coverage, and academics can be complicit in exacerbating stipulations that bring about risk.
  • exhibits how race and sophistication biases should be manifested within the “at-risk” identity process.
  • Outlines a framework for making experience of, and performing in accordance with, hazard that attends to either the person and the institution.
  • Provides a suite of key questions, phrases, and a listing of prolonged actions in every one chapter.

“In this publication, Keffrelyn Brown takes the typical proposal of ‘at-risk’ and turns it on its head. it's relevant that individuals who care for little ones and teenagers grapple with the centrality of her notions. this can be a needs to read!”
Gloria Ladson-Billings, collage of Wisconsin–Madison

“In this crucial and well timed booklet, Keffrelyn Brown offers a much-needed foundation for considerably rethinking even if probability could be a part of a severe social justice undertaking in education.”
David Gillborn, collage of Birmingham, UK

“This ebook represents an audaciously actual name to understand extra approximately, to determine extra in, and do extra for college kids who've by some means collected the label ‘at-risk!’”
H. Richard Milner IV, collage of Pittsburgh

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