A Nation’s Priority; Poverty and/or the Children?

POVERTY AND EDUCATION

Please understand, myths propagate. You may wish to peruse some of the folklore as discussed in The Myth of the Culture of Poverty by Paul Gorski. Educational Leadership. April 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 7, Poverty and Learning Pages 32-36

What is more true is a great Teacher, a high quality “choice” school, a stimulating curriculum, or the desire to learn, are not enough to counter what poverty creates. Hunger hinders learning even if a child is placed in a prized classroom. [Review the References.]