In high-poverty schools, “warmth, care, and hunger” is the fastest-growing funding request category on the DonorsChoose website.
One in five teens struggle to afford menstrual products. Virginia is poised to become the fifth state to make them free in public school bathrooms.
Even if students have families who talk to them about healthy lifestyles at home, schools and educators play an indispensable role.
2020 Presidential hopefuls and educators address poverty and systemic racism at the Poor People’s Campaign forum.
The number of K12 students who are have been identified as homeless has increased by more than 70 percent over the last decade.
Part of a statewide trauma education program, a two-day simulation in Delaware offers educators a glimpse of what it’s like to live below the poverty line.
Journalists discover that just one out of three low-income students in North Carolina with superior math scores are labeled gifted by educators.
Fostering a “growth mindset” in students can be rewarding, but it could just be another way to blame them for problems that are institutionalized.
For many students living in poverty, the community school model provides a network of support that makes life – and learning – a little easier.
Public education is just one path to the road of opportunity, say leading experts.