The Challenge of Addressing Schools with Large Populations of Low-Income Students

One area where a new approach is sorely needed is in how to address schools with large populations of low-income students. Why? Because current accountability systems typically tell us more about the poverty levels among students in the school than whether schools are doing a good job serving those students and helping them grow. It’s a complicated issue, for sure. This piece on The 74 explains the challenges states face in addressing this issue. As you might imagine, there’s no straightforward answer.

Photo courtesy of the original article on The 74.

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