By Karen Gross
This strong e-book explores how associations of upper schooling can effectively serve “breakaway” students—first-generation, low-income scholars who're attempting to break free from the prior as a way to create a safer destiny. the distance among low-SES and high-SES scholars persists as efforts to shut it haven't met with nice good fortune. during this provocative e-book, Gross bargains a brand new method of addressing inequities by way of targeting scholars who've succeeded regardless of suffering from the affects of poverty and trauma. Gross attracts on her adventure as a school president to stipulate sensible steps that postsecondary associations can take to create buildings of aid and chance that construct reciprocal belief. scholars needs to belief their associations and professors, professors needs to belief their scholars, and at last scholars needs to discover ways to belief themselves.
“A must-read for teachers, policymakers, lecturers, social provider services, police chiefs, and executive officials.”
—Martha Kanter, former below secretary, U.S. division of Education
“We have to concentrate on what Karen Gross says. learn this e-book, then proportion it.”
—Mark Huddleston, president, collage of recent Hampshire
“Karen Gross bargains useful rules in line with her study and, extra importantly, on her great management in helping our nation’s schools and universities serving at-risk students.”
—Marybeth Gasman, collage of Pennsylvania
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