By Dona Schneider Ph.D. M.P.H.
To express how the records can either hide and spotlight difficulties, Schneider alternates a dialogue of the numbers with vibrant encounters with person kids and adults: the middle-class black highschool student's offhand rationalization approximately tips to get a gun; a necessary data bureau laborers astonishment at his personal category as Hispanic; a tender woman's excitement in conserving down a role after lecturers disregarded her as studying disabled; and a latchkey kid's nightmare of coming domestic from institution to an empty condo whilst she used to be sick.
This ebook publications us throughout the morass of numbers bandied approximately to explain the nation of America's children—what the numbers let us know and what they don't—and it bargains a choice for motion. entire in its remedy of all teams of kids and available fashionable, this publication is vital for someone focused on youngsters in American society.
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