Education and poverty.

Author:Vogt, Leonard
Position:News for Educational Workers - Brief article

"The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty" ( November 11, 2013) states that a October 2013 Southern Education Foundation study "indicates that poverty, which has long been the biggest obstacle to educational achievement, is ... our true 21st century problem." The study says that unless we face this reality head on, all our other educational remedies will fall short.

Economic inequality within the educational structure also contributes to the problem of poverty within education. For example, the top 16 New York City charter school executives...

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