What Does It Mean to Defund the Police?
From the Set 21st Century Skills Library
Race in America has been avoided in children's education for too long. What Does It Mean to Defund the Police? explores the concept of defunding while addressing the reasons people are calling for it in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Includes 21st Century Skills and content, as well as a PBL activity across the Racial Justice in America series. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||Z|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534180260), Paperback (9781534181977), PDF (9781534181274), ePub (9781534185449), Hosted ebook (9781534182981), Kindle (9781534184350)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
Author: Jessica S. Henry
Author: Kelisa Wing
Kelisa Wing, Hedreich Nichols, and Leigh Ann Erickson are all authors, educators, and activists working to promote anti-racism and equality in our schools and beyond.
- Calls for Changes in Policing
- Policing Yesterday and Today
- What Does “Defund the Police” Mean?
- What Does “Disband the Police” Mean?
- Do the Work!
- What Does “Reform the Police” Mean?
- What Does “Abolish the Police” Mean?
- Who Decides?
- Extend Your Learning
|Activities for further learning|
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|