Poverty and its Impact on Student Achievement
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Success Strategies from High-Poverty, High-Achieving SchoolsT

How do some schools in high-poverty communities produce remarkable stories of success while others fail? How can we implement strategies that enabled their s...
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Cultivating school success - Deseret News

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Cultivating school success
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In 2009, the graduation rate for black males was 74 percent — highest among large school districts in the U.S, and 22 percentage points above the national average.
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We need a war on poverty, not teachers

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The right loves to demonize unions, but economic factors are much more important to success in the classroom

Via Jocelyn Stoller
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Black students near bottom in nation on benchmark math, reading test - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Black students near bottom in nation on benchmark math, reading test - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Poverty and its Impact on Student Achievement | Scoop.it
Black students near bottom in nation on benchmark math, reading test
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The students, from both public and private schools, are rated at basic, proficient and advanced levels. This year ...
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The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty - BillMoyers.com

The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty - BillMoyers.com | Poverty and its Impact on Student Achievement | Scoop.it
The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty
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A new study showing explosive growth in student poverty suggests, though, that we have misidentified the problem.
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Five stereotypes about poor families and education - Washington Post (blog)

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Five stereotypes about poor families and education
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poverty book Here is an excerpt from a new book called “Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap,” by Paul C.
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Like so many things...how we perceive the issue is shaped by our prejudices.  Before we address the issue, we have to examine our own prejudiced/stereotypical views.  

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