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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22


EDUC 27 The Impact of Poverty on Education

Rising income inequality is undermining the ability of public K-12 schools to meet a foundational goal: to provide children from impoverished areas the opportunity to succeed. This course focuses on the forces that have translated the growing income gap into a growing education gap. We will examine primary research from various fields that details how poverty affects developing children, families, neighborhoods, and schools in ways that go on to affect educational outcomes. We will also consider how interventions strategically targeted at these contexts can improve the educational success of children growing up in poverty.

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