code. image of students in africa. 2014. Foreign affairs,trade and development canada, africa. www.codecan.org. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.
This is an image of students in Africa. It provides an inside look t the issue of poverty in Africa. It shows a teacher with students in the classroom setting. The students are sitting on the floor with books. There are no desk for the students to sit at. It even shows one of the students without shoes on. This image provides proof that poverty is also an issue outside of the united states. This image will help with my paper because it shows that even when poverty is present the need of an education is still important. The image shows these students in the worst of conditions yet still attempting to learn.
This essay discusses what poverty is and how to limit it in student educational success. It talks abot how students in poverty encounter issues that wealthier students do not. It references a quote by a person named Payne that states " The rality of being poor brings out a survival mentality and turns opportunities taken for granted by everyone else". It talks about what happens when children are faced with problems. It also talks aout the teacher's role when dealing with children in poverty. The essay will help with my paper because it directly relates to my topic. It provides the viewpoint of a student.
This book provides information and analysis to help educators understand the educational significance of poverty in the US--its social and legal policy contexts as they affect poor children and these children's typical school experiences. It engages read
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Books, Sue. Poverty and schooling in the U.S contexts and consequences. Mahwah, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates, 2004. Print.
This book is about poverty as it relates to schooling. The book talks about what teachers need to know about poverty. It talks about the demographics of poverty. It provides informaton to help educators understand the educational significance of poverty in the U.S. It also tells about the typical school experience of children living in povety. The book talks about savage inequalities in school funding. This book will help with my paper because in goes into details about my topic of the effects of poverty on education. The book goes over many topics that relate to the topic im writing about.
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Spotlight on Poverty. "Spotlight webcast: Education and Poverty." 11.Feb.2011. online
This video is about education and poverty. It talks about major issues of poverty and racial qualities. It talks about what teachers, school administrators, policy makers, and community members can do to improve schools for children who live in poverty. It shows an interview of two education leaders. Dr. Eric cooper, founder and president of the National Urban Alliance of Effective Education and Dr. Dan Domenech, executive director of The American Association of School Administrators. They talk about what superintendents and other community leaders can do. They also talk about federal funding for schools. They also talk about community responsibilities to children living in poverty. This video will help with my paper because it provides information directly related to my topic from two education professionals.
"National Center for Biotechnology Information." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/.
This webite talks about the impact of poverty on educational outcomes for children. It states that educational outcomes are one of the key areas influenced by family incomes. It says children from low-income families often start school already behing their peers who come from more affluent families. The website states pediatricians and family doctors have many opportunities to influence readiness for school and educational success in primary care settings. Some of the reasons stated that poverty decreases a child's readiness for school are through health, home life, schooling, and neighborhoods. The six poverty related factors mentioned are incidence of poverty, the depth of poverty, the duration of poverty, the timing of poverty, community characteristics, school characteristics, and the impact poverty has on the child's social network. The article states children from low-income families often do not receive the stimulation and do not learn the social skills requird to prepare them for school. Typical problems are frequent changes of primary caregivers, lack of supervision and poor role modelling. The parents of these children often lack support. This website's article will help with my paper because it has a lot of important and detailed information related to my topic. It also provides information that poverty is an issue outside the united states as well.
Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne, and Greg J. Duncan. "The Effects of Poverty on Children." The Future of Children 7.2 (1997): 55. Print
This article is about the effects of poverty on children. The article indicates there have been studies done that documented the association between family poverty and children's health, achievement, and behavior. The article focuses on a recent set of studies that explore the relationship between poverty and children outcomes in depth. It states family income is more related to the child's ability and achievement than to their emotional outcomes. It states the lower the level of poverty the worst the outcomes will e. The article states children wo experience poverty early on have lower rates of completing school. The article says that intervenions during early childhood may be most important in reducing poverty's impact on a child. This article will help with my paper because it is very detailed. It directly relates to my topic. It provides a lot of information that I did not know before reading it.
This blog is very short and to the point. It talks about how family income correlates with academic achievment. It states there is a major rift between those who think poverty is an underlying factor for lagging achievement and those who think it is in-school factors. One in-school factor mentioned was teacher quality. The blog posed this challenge to five teachers. This blog will help with my paper because it suggest that poverty may not be the only factor for lagging achievement for low-income students.
Simpson, Cameron. "Impact of Poverty on Education." The Herald [Columbia] 8 May 2007, 2 ed.: 7. Print.
This newspaper article is about the impact of poverty on education. It talks about a one day conference that was to be held on May,8,2000. The conference was held to discuss the issue of poverty and education. The conference would give policy movers the chance to discuss challenges presented by poverty. The article states that tragically, the reality is that where we live, your income, who you are, still determines access to education. It states the effect of poverty on children's opportunities is a challenge for Government. Also a challenge for teachers who want children to achieve their full potential. This article will help with my paper because it shows proof that things are being done to help students that live and poverty and their education.
Dcps Seeks to Remove Barriers to College for Low-Income Students. WAMU. 88.5, Washington DC. 22 Mar. 2013. Web. Transcript.
This transcript is about the barriers that sometimes keep low-incoe students form going to college. The transcript consist of a radio interview from WAMU 88.5. They interviewed people from the D.C. public school system as well as President Barack Obama. The president says only 30 percent of low-income students enroll in college right after high school, and by their mid- 20s only 9 percent earn a bachelors degree. They also discuss what the D.C. public schools are doing to better prepare low-income students. They're getting the students started a lot earlier. They're encouraging teachers to talk to the sudents early o about college. They're also trying to get more of their students to take AP exams. They're going as far as to pay for the exams because low-income and children of color were not given the opportunity to do so before. They believe if students are academically ready, chances are they will graduate from college in four years. This transcript is a great source for my paper because it directly relates to my topic of how poverty effects students.
Although the economy of the United States is showing signs of improvement, poverty remains a serious issue in many states, particularly in the South According to a report published recently by the Southern Education Foundation, poverty among schoolchildren living in the South is an urgent problem
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"The Impact of Poverty on Educational Outcomes for Children." Childfund. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2014. https://www.childfund.org/.
The article from this website talks about the effects of poverty on education in the united states. It talks about poverty being a problem that causes challenges for children and their families. It states that although the united states is showing signs of improvement, poverty remains a serious issue. The article states the majority of students attending punlic schools come from low-income families. It states children from lower-income families are at high risk of dropping out of school. The article states the low-income students that complete high school are less likely to attent college than students from higher-income families.This website is a funding program that helps with educational support. It works in several U.S. communities where poverty remains high. The website suggest that people should become child sponsors. This website will help with my paper because it provides information on and ways to help with the issue I'm writing about.
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