Essay on Characteristics of at-Risk Students (Aed201)
College, 2005). These are serious problems that many students face in today’s world, which can seriously affect academic success. Students who face one or more of these problems is said to be “at-risk” for academic failure (Axia College, 2005). The characteristics of students placed at-risk are a low SES, inner city, male, transient, minority, non-native English speaker, and divorced families (Axia College, 2005).
The only way a school, district, or state can do something about the at-risk students is