These Kids: Identity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School

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Few would deny that getting ahead is a legitimate goal of learning, but the phrase implies a cruel hierarchy: a student does not simply get ahead, but gets ahead of others. In "These Kids," Kysa Nygreen turns a critical eye on this paradox. Offering the voices and viewpoints of students at a last chance high school in California, she tells the story of students who have, in fact, been left behind.Detailing a youth-led participatory action research project that she coordinated, Nygreen uncovers deep barriers to educational ...

These Kids: Identity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226031569

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These Kids: Identity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226031422

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