ERIC Number: EJ895292
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
Addressing the Challenge of Disenfranchisement of Youth: Poverty and Racism in the Schools
Hughes, Carolyn; Newkirk, Reginald; Stenhjem, Pamela H.
Reclaiming Children and Youth, v19 n1 p22-26 2010
Understanding the role that poverty and racism play in the educational and socioeconomic barriers that confront racially and ethnically diverse youth is critical to affecting positive change with youth. Teaching principles, solutions, and basic concepts to make education a viable, life-giving experience for young people of color are discussed.
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Poverty, Youth, Racial Discrimination, Barriers, Socioeconomic Background, At Risk Students, Racial Differences, Racial Bias
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