Though the income-based achievement gap is striking, our commitment to such a poverty-centric perspective has led us to overlook other variables that are highly correlated with educational outcomes.
Read Whole Story
American policy makers and reformers must be willing to accept the obvious: School reform efforts can't ignore the effects of poverty on children's lives or on the performance of schools.
The impact of poverty is significant in the outcomes of children in America's education system. So what should we be doing to support the approximate 20 percent of U.S. school children who live in poverty?
Get top stories and blogs posts emailed to you each day.