A Nation’s Priority; Poverty and/or the Children?
POVERTY AND EDUCATION[show-menu menu=PovertyEducation] 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.]