Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
The majority of K-12 students in the U.S. For these students, poverty brings a host of other disadvantages, most beyond the school district’s control: broken homes, transient living situations, and a lack of educational support at home. Between 30 and 40 percent of students enter kindergarten not ready for school. And when those students struggle to catch up academically, they risk falling even further behind their peers.