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Families With Kids Are The Reason Neighborhood Segregation Is Getting Worse
Families with children and the schools they choose could be one of the factors driving inequality.
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Poor Kids In Chicago Have More Options For Where To Go To School, But That's Not Necessarily Good
"Not having to participate in this complicated system is really a privilege."
Hungry for Equitable and Quality Schools
Latino Policy Forum Education Director
Known as the "Dyett 12," hunger strikers are sacrificing meals and endangering their bodies to call attention to the neglect and disinvestment of neighborhood schools with a particular focus on Walter H. Dyett High School.
Neighborhoods: Stepping Stones or Millstones for Kids
In 1969, Elvis Presley had a hit song titled "In the Ghetto." The song tells the heartbreaking story of a child born to grow-up, live and die a violent death trapped in a neighborhood and a cycle of poverty from which he couldn't escape.
Helping Poor Kids Get Grit. Part 5: Time to Keep the American Promise
We believe the country and its citizens are better than that and the appropriate solution is to do all we can to help these poor kids in crisis by embracing DOE's regulation. In our opinion, that should only be the starting point, however.
Helping Poor Kids Get Grit. Part 3: The Grit-Builders - Communities, Schools and Families
This is the third in a series of five blogs that we will post on grit and what it means for poor kids.
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