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leading and learning: Educational failure - it is all about poverty

leading and learning: Educational failure - it is all about poverty | Big picture | Scoop.it
Right - wing, or conservative politicians, place the blame on peoples lack of achievement in life on the individuals themselves - and this particularly applies to the 'poverty is no excuse for school failure' politicians.
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NYC study: 10 years of choice has not altered link between ...

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How can we address this issue and specifically help Black and Latino populations? To what extent is it a social issue of poverty, and to what extent may it be a cultural issue that hinders educational achievement?
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Poverty in the US and the UK: Relative Measurement and Relative ...

Poverty in the US and the UK: Relative Measurement and Relative Achievement. By michaelwiseman on June 14, 2012. Download PDF. Abstract By the government's official measure, 18 percent of children in the United States were living in ...
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Academic achievement improved among students active in ...

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School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. ...
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Giving Our Teachers the Tools They Need to Overcome Poverty

Giving Our Teachers the Tools They Need to Overcome Poverty | Big picture | Scoop.it
Teachers, especially those in high poverty schools, have always known that poverty and achievement are inextricably linked. How often have teachers in these schools witnessed students coming to school hungry, tired, sick, ...
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Obama, Poverty, & The HCZ | District 299: The Inside Scoop on CPS

Obama, Poverty, & The HCZ | District 299: The Inside Scoop on CPS | Big picture | Scoop.it
First and foremost, you should check out Paul Tough's NYT Sunday Magazine look at Roseland and at young Barack Obama's notion that he could do more to alleviate poverty as a politician than as a community organizer -- which at least so far hasn't...
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