Definition

  • US Department of Education’s Characteristics or Indicators of “At-Risk Students”

    From single-parent families From a minority group (Black, Hispanic, and Native American students) Lack of parental support (low expectations or uninvolved in academic matters) Frequently changes schools Poor attendance and tardiness Often absent or skips classes Poor grades in math and English Failed one or more grade levels Older than their peers Little homework done Unprepared for class Overly disruptive […]
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  • Definition: At-Risk Students

    1. Kids who are failing or doing poorly in school or have certain characteristics or issues in their lives that might contribute to them failing or doing poorly in school.Thus, other possible terms associated with “at risk students” are “low-achieving students” or “low performing students.” Taken from http://www.ascd.org/ASCD/pdf/journals/ed_lead/el_199009_alderman.pdf  
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