Boys in Poverty A Framework for Understanding Dropout
List Price: $24.95
Publisher: Solution Tree
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Boys in Poverty examines the relationship between poverty and dropout among males by examining a wide range of risk factors, including the absence of role models; the trauma of violence and abuse; peer pressures; issues of belonging and not belonging; culturally driven expectations that boys should work rather than finish school, and cognitive and developmental issues that affect boys¿ learning. In addition, the authors look at community and school system factors, such as poor teachers, unfair or punitive discipline policies, and the absence of differentiated instruction. The book structures these issues into four strands, or categories, of development¿physical, emotional, cognitive, and More...
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