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Child Poverty Education

Defining and Funding "Need" in Education: Poverty Is Not the Only Indicator

Stephanie Marton | Posted 01.11.2013 | Education
Stephanie Marton

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.

Bolder, Broader Strategy to Ending Poverty's Influence on Education

Pedro Noguera | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Pedro Noguera

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 Global Search for Education: The 20%

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

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?