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Education and Poverty

Joy Resmovits

Chasm In The Classroom: Poorest Cities Back To School Amid Massive Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.05.2012 | Education

READING, Pa. -- The day before school starts, 8-year-old Tianna wakes up worried. She's worried about the cafeteria food that she receives for free, b...

Joy Resmovits

Court Decision Could Affect Education As Much As No Child Left Behind

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.30.2012 | Education

When Althea, a student in Mauldin, S.C., started taking Yvonne Mason's senior English class, the pregnant teen only wanted one thing: to graduate. ...

Joy Resmovits

Chronic Absenteeism Hurts Millions Of Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.17.2012 | Education

Danet Robaina-Cline, an attendance counselor at Chaparral High, considers her school lucky. Like other schools in Las Vegas, a city reeling from th...

WATCH LIVE Today: How Education Can Help Fight Poverty In America

Posted 03.26.2012 | Education

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, Mark Shriver, head of U.S. programs for Save the Children, will address middle and high students across the country in a...

Arne and Bill's Misguided Adventure: An Open Letter

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.02.2011 | Education
Dr. Jim Taylor

Arne Duncan and Bill Gates, I really don't understand you two. How can you possibly say that public education can be reformed without eliminating poverty?

Bill Gates: Education Can Be Reformed Before Poverty Is Eliminated

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 09.27.2011 | Education

BOSTON — Microsoft founder Bill Gates told the National Urban League on Thursday that a child's success should not depend on the race or income ...

FAIL: State Ranks Near Bottom For Fair Distribution Of Education Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As parents in Chicago get fired up over the distribution of school funds in certain neighborhoods, a new study by Rutgers University researchers and t...