At-risk Students: Portraits, Policies, Programs, and Practices
Robert Donmoyer, Raylene Kos
State University of New York Press, 1993 - Education - 429 pages
This book explores the circumstances of at-risk students and argues that well-intentioned policymakers and educators run the risk of making matters worse rather than better for these students, even if their actions are based on the best social science evidence available. The book demonstrates the diverse, idiosyncratic nature of these students, argues that traditional social science methods cannot capture this idiosyncrasy and diversity, and presents research methods, policies, and programs that can accommodate student diversity.
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