Opinion: A Generation of High-Performing, Low-Income Students Is Getting Lost in the Crowd. Some Reasons Why — and What Can Be Done

Posted: April 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

By Timothy Daly

Why don’t more low-income and minority students succeed in school? There is plenty of talk about bad schools, insufficient resources, turbulent neighborhoods, and the like. And, yes, lots of disadvantaged students start school behind their more advantaged peers — and, because of these myriad challenges, stay behind. But there are many others who demonstrate success in school, at least for stretches of their educational careers, but fall off along the way. Instead of resigning ourselves to these outcomes, we must instead ask: Why, specifically, does this happen? And how do we fix it?

Read, learn explore and form your own opinion because …Knowledge IS Power!

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https://www.the74million.org/article/opinion-a-generation-of-high-performing-low-income-students-is-getting-lost-in-the-crowd-some-reasons-why-and-what-can-be-done/

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