ERIC Number: EJ882294
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
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Redirecting the Teacher's Gaze: Teacher Education, Youth Surveillance and the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Raible, John; Irizarry, Jason G.
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v26 n5 p1196-1203 Jul 2010
This article addresses an apparent contradiction in American teacher education that results in conflicting goals for educators. It asks: How do we prepare teachers to interrogate their inherited professional roles in the surveillance and disciplining of youth? How might teacher education inspire pre-service teachers to care more about youth who belong to populations that have been deemed "undesirable" and expendable? We critically examine the role of teacher education in contributing to the criminalization of certain youth in urban communities and the resulting school-to-prison pipeline crisis that leads too many students from the schoolhouse to the jailhouse.
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Correctional Institutions, Role of Education, Teacher Role, Teacher Expectations of Students, Urban Schools, Teacher Education Curriculum, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Social Bias, Discipline Problems, Delinquency, Youth Problems, Caring
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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