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Student Poverty

U.S. School Principals Are Quicker To Label Their Students As Poor

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

American principals are more likely to say their students are poor, when compared to principals in countries where poverty rates are much higher. ...

Paul Tough: The Obama Administration's Big Missed Opportunity

| Posted 11.04.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. What if much of what we think we know about success is wrong? What if the metrics we use i...

Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America's Schools

| Sarah Garland | Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. During the half century that Theresa Cartwright has lived in the East Lake neighborhood of...

Should Teacher Effectiveness Measurements Adjust For Poverty?

| Sarah Garland | Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. In Washington, D.C., one of the first places in the country to use value-added teacher r...

The Global Search for Education: How to Support Your Education System

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.13.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

This week in The Global Search for Education, Charles Ungerleider discusses our big picture questions and shares his views on how to nurture and support a successful education system.

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...

Watch: 'The Student Poverty Song' Puts Debt To Music

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Joining the ranks of students rallying against debt are members of the Dalhousie University student union, whose video on student debt in Nova Scotia ...

College Students Line Up At Local Food Banks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With reduced support from cash-strapped parents and the government, today's college students are struggling to cover tuition and board with limited sc...