When School Policies Backfire: How Well-Intended Measures Can Harm Our Most Vulnerable Students

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5.9 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Michael A. Gottfried is an associate professor in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research examines educational policy and the economics of education. His projects, ranging from early education to high school course taking, have been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, the University of California, as well as several private foundations. He is coeditor of Inequality, Power, and School Success (Routledge, 2015). Gottfried is currently on the editorial board of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Gilberto Q. Conchas is a professor of educational policy and social context at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of The Color of Success (Teachers College Press, 2006), coauthor of Small Schools and Urban Youth (Corwin, 2008), coauthor of Streetsmart Schoolsmart (Teachers College Press, 2012), coeditor of Inequality, Power, and School Success (Routledge, 2015), and editor of Cracks in the Schoolyard (Teachers College Press, 2015). Conchas is currently interim chair of the Department of Chican@ Studies, acting associate dean of social sciences, and visiting professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Southern California, San Francisco State University, the University of Washington, the University of Barcelona, and the University of California, Berkeley.