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Impoverished Schools

This Map Shows How Many More Students Are Living In Poverty Than 9 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Students in America’s schools are much, much poorer than they were nine years ago. In 2006, 31 percent of America’s students attended schools in ...

The Cost of Education

Ilana Garon | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education
Ilana Garon

The poverty of inner-city schools is one of those issues about which everyone has an opinion, but I've found that most people are hard-pressed to describe what this looks like on a day-to-day basis.

New Orleans Schools: A Nexus Of Poverty, High Expulsion Rates, Hyper-security And Novice Teachers

The American Independent | Mikhail Zinshteyn | Posted 09.22.2011 | Education

John, an eighth grader at the time, gives another student on school grounds a candy bar. He is spotted by a security guard and told he now faces suspe...