Educators remove over 3. 45 million students from school annually for disciplinary reasons, despite strong evidence that school suspension policies are harmful to students. Part ii examines potential remedies that show great promise, including a district-wide approach in Cleveland, Ohio, aimed at social and emotional learning strategies.
Closing the School Discipline Gap: Equitable Remedies for Excessive Exclusion Disability, Culture, and Equity Series #ad - Closing the school discipline gap is a call for action that focuses on an area in which public schools can and should make powerful improvements in a relatively short period of time. Connects the research presented to real changes that can be made to federal, state, and district policies. Teachers College Press.
Part i explores how suspensions flow along the lines of race, gender, and disability status. The research presented in this volume demonstrates that disciplinary policies and practices that schools control directly exacerbate today’s profound inequities in educational opportunity and outcomes.
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in SchoolsThe New Press #ad - Called a book “for everyone who cares about children” by the Washington Post, Morris’s illumination of these critical issues is “timely and important” Booklist at a moment when Black girls are the fastest growing population in the juvenile justice system. Called “compelling” and “thought-provoking” by kirkus reviews, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the rising movement to challenge the policies, unstable, and often unsafe futures.
. Morris black stats, highly judged—by teachers, too beautiful for Words chronicles the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, administrators, and the justice system—and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. Praised by voices as wide-ranging as gloria steinem and roland martin, and highlighted for the audiences of Elle and Jet right alongside those of EdWeek and the Leonard Lopate Show, Pushout is a book that “will stay with you long after you turn the final page” Bookish.
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools #ad - The “powerful” michelle alexander exploration—featured by the atlantic, the washington Post, New York magazine, and others—of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting Black girls in schools In a work that Lisa Delpit calls “imperative reading, NPR, Essence, ” Monique W.
Inequality in School Discipline: Research and Practice to Reduce DisparitiesPalgrave Macmillan #ad - The negative consequences of frequent and inequitable use of school exclusion are substantial, dropout, including higher rates of academic failure, and contact with the juvenile justice system. As educators, community leaders, and other youth-serving organizations begin the difficult work of creating more equitable school disciplinary systems, policymakers, the need for effective disparity-reducing alternatives could not be more important.
Inequality in School Discipline: Research and Practice to Reduce Disparities #ad - School exclusion―out-of-school suspension and expulsion in particular―remains a substantial component of discipline in our nation’s schools, and those consequences continue to fall disproportionally on certain groups of learners. This edited volume fills a critical void by providing the most current and authoritative information on what is known about disciplinary disparities.
Drawing on the multi-year ground-breaking work of the Discipline Disparities Collaborative, gender, disability, the chapters in this book provide cutting edge knowledge supporting a new national imperative to eliminate race, and sexual orientation-based disciplinary disparities.
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile PrisonThe New Press #ad - The result is a work that the philadelphia inquirer called a searing indictment and a deft strike at the heart of America’s centuries-old practice of locking children away in institution”—a landmark book that has already launched a new national conversation. Bernstein’s heartrending portraits of young people abused by the system intended to protect and rehabilitate” them are interwoven with reporting on innovative programs that provide effective alternatives to putting children behind bars.
In what the san francisco chronicle called an epic work of investigative journalism that lays bare our nation’s brutal and counterproductive juvenile prisons and is a clarion call to bring our children home, ” Nell Bernstein eloquently argues that there is no good way to lock up a child. Called a devastating read” by truthout, Burning Down the House received a starred Publishers Weekly review and was an In These Times recommended summer read.
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison #ad - Making the radical argument that state-run detention centers should be abolished completely, her passionate and convincing” Kirkus book points out that our system of juvenile justice flies in the face of everything we know about what motivates young people to change. New Pr.
The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice Youth, Crime, and JusticeNYU Press #ad - Changes in juvenile courts’ ends and means―substance and procedure―reflect shifting notions of children’s culpability and competence. The evolution of the juvenile court examines how conservative politicians used coded racial appeals to advocate get tough policies that equated children with adults and more recent Supreme Court decisions that draw on developmental psychology and neuroscience research to bolster its conclusions about youths’ reduced criminal responsibility and diminished competence.
Ultimately, providing justice for children requires structural changes to reduce social and economic inequality―concentrated poverty in segregated urban areas―that disproportionately expose children of color to juvenile courts’ punitive policies. Historical, and concludes that separate, the evolution of the Juvenile Court evaluates the author’s past recommendations to abolish juvenile courts in light of this new evidence, prescriptive, and analytical, but reformed, juvenile courts are necessary to protect children who commit crimes and facilitate their successful transition to adulthood.
The Evolution of the Juvenile Court: Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice Youth, Crime, and Justice #ad - New Pr. A major statement on the juvenile justice system by one of America’s leading expertsThe juvenile court lies at the intersection of youth policy and crime policy. The evolution of the juvenile Court provides a sweeping overview of the American juvenile justice system’s development and change over the past century.
. In each period, cities, race and ethnicity, families, changes in the economy, and politics have shaped juvenile courts’ policies and practices. Noted law professor and criminologist Barry C.
Children and CrimeR&L #ad - In particular, tang examines how abuse and neglect can later play a role in a child’s delinquency. Tang first examines children as victims of maltreatment, exploring how developmental trauma and societal factors influence children’s behavior and psyche. Connie M. Topics covered include child neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and psychological abuse.
Children and Crime #ad - Children and crime provides an innovative and accessible text for psychology, neglect, social work, and criminal justice courses in child abuse, and delinquency. Later chapters address how children come into conflict with the law and discuss gang membership and substance abuse. Engaging, gender, and crime, real-life case studies illustrate the intersectionality of race, as well as the role of Child Protective Services and juvenile courts.
Children and crime offers a multidisciplinary and research-based approach to the study of child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency. New Pr.
Critical Media Pedagogy: Teaching for Achievement in City Schools Language and Literacy SeriesTeachers College Press #ad - The book begins with an analysis of how media have been conceptualized and studied; it identifies the various ways that youth are practicing media, as well as how these practices are constantly increasing in sophistication. This practical book examines how teaching media in high school English and social studies classrooms can address major challenges in our educational system.
Hands-on media production projects that address issues of social justice in urban communities. New Pr. The authors argue that, in addition to providing underserved youth with access to 21st-century learning technologies, critical media education will help improve academic literacy achievement in city schools.
Critical Media Pedagogy: Teaching for Achievement in City Schools Language and Literacy Series #ad - Finally, it offers concrete examples of how to develop a rigorous, standards-based content area curriculum that embraces new media practices and features media production. An online appendix of example lessons adaptable for different curricular contexts. Critical media pedagogy presents first-hand accounts of teachers who are successfully incorporating critical media education into standards-based lessons and units.
Book features: case studies from urban high schools co-written with English and social studies teachers. Discussion of multiple forms of media education, digital film production, including PowerPoint, hip-hop education, and art. Used book in Good Condition.
Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, Education, and the Politics of Inclusion 0Teachers College Press #ad - Book features: engaging case studies that capture the lived experiences of immigrant youth, from secondary school and beyond. Used book in Good Condition. Instead of the land of opportunity, immigrant youth often encounter myriad new borders long after their physical journey to the United States is over.
Dreamers. Using a combination of engaging narrative and rigorous analysis, various sectors of American society, this book explores how immigrant youth are included in, and excluded from, including education. With an intimate storytelling style, the author invites readers to rethink assumptions about immigrant youth and what their often liminal positions reveal about the politics of inclusion in America.
Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, Education, and the Politics of Inclusion 0 #ad - Illegal. Descriptions of educational practices that both support and disempower newcomer immigrant students. All of these labels have been applied to immigrant youth. New Pr. Recommendations for interrupting day-to-day practices that privilege some and disadvantage others. Remedial. Undocumented. A cohesive analysis of how immigration law, education, and health intertwine to shape possible life pathways.
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LGBTQ Youth and Education: Policies and Practices Multicultural EducationTeachers College Press #ad - Many of these issues involve negative school-based experiences that teachers and administrators need to be aware of as they interact with students on a daily basis, including those that encourage dropping out, substance abuse, and disproportionate thoughts of suicide. This insightful work not only examines the challenges of discrimination, and alienation that LGBTQ youth face, harassment, but it also captures students’ resilience and creativity in organizing against those challenges.
Used book in Good Condition. Book features: offers a nuanced portrait of students, showing how issues of race, gender, gender identity, and class shape and complicate their experience. Used book in Good Condition. Shows examples of youth organizing into extracurricular groups or creating school- and community-based interventions.
The text includes teaching strategies, aspirations, curricular revisions, and policy initiatives that have had positive effects on LGBTQ learning, innovative projects, and school climate. New Pr. Highlights the role of online communities and web-based resources. Describes a variety of discipline-based approaches to teaching students to think about LGBTQ-related concerns.
LGBTQ Youth and Education: Policies and Practices Multicultural Education #ad - Based on the diverse experiences of lgbtq students and their allies, this essential volume brings together in one resource the major issues that schools must address to improve the educational outcomes for gender and sexual minority students―as well as all students. Examines the history and contemporary movements for LGBTQ rights.
Talking Black and White: An Intercultural Exploration of Twenty-First-Century Racism, Prejudice, and PerceptionLexington Books #ad - New Pr. Used book in Good Condition. Talking black and white: an intercultural exploration of Twenty-First-Century Racism, Prejudice, and Perception investigates domestic race-related social justice issues and intercultural communication between Black and White individuals. This is an ideal book for scholars, students, and working professionals who are interested in intercultural communication, race relations, and healthy communication across various areas of difference.
Talking Black and White: An Intercultural Exploration of Twenty-First-Century Racism, Prejudice, and Perception #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Gina castle bell explores these dynamics through the lenses of intercultural communication, sociology, rhetoric, Black communication, identity, interracial communication, critical intercultural communication, identity negotiation, critical race theory, critical theory, race and racism, and communication theory.
Twenty-first-century racism, racial tensions, #BLM, misperception, provocative, prejudice, police brutality, and the role of the past are deconstructed in an engaging, and accessible manner.
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Crossing Press Feminist SeriesCrossing Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Her prose is incisive, and lyrical, unflinching, reflecting struggle but ultimately offering messages of hope. This commemorative edition includes a new foreword by Lorde-scholar and poet Cheryl Clarke, who celebrates the ways in which Lorde's philosophies resonate more than twenty years after they were first published.
In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, and class, racism, Lorde takes on sexism, homophobia, ageism, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Crossing Press. Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Crossing Press Feminist Series #ad - These landmark writings are, in lorde's own words, a call to “never close our eyes to the terror, to the chaos which is Black which is creative which is female which is dark which is rejected which is messy which is. Lorde's works will be important to those truly interested in growing up sensitive, intelligent, and aware.
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