1. What are some of the major risk factors for school failure? Which of these risk
factors should receive the most attention in educational policy and why?
Student specific risk factors include low academic achievement and student misbehavior.
Where are you from?
Geraldine F Lewis was born in Washington DC; her parents migrated from North Carolina to
escape the racist confines of the south.
What was life like growing up?
According to my grandmother life was ok. There were struggles that her fam
Chapter 2 Review
1. What risk and protective factors are associated with poverty?
The effects of poverty are multi faceted. Statistically children who live in poverty are
exposed to risk factors that foster poor academic achievement, second class health c
1. Family: Group of people affiliated by consanguinity, (birth) affinity,
(marriage), or co residence.
Nuclear Family: Group existing as a pair of adults, (some social scientist
place an emphasis on marriage) and their children.
Extended Family, group exi