Youths with poorly controlled asthma had more school absences, fewer completed assignments and worse work quality, compared with those with well-controlled asthma, researchers reported in
Best Practice: Why Poverty Matters?
Berendes, D., Andujar, A., Barrios, L., & Hill, V. (2019, March 08). Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Retrieved March 13, 2019.
CDC researchers found that children from households with annual incomes below $35,000 or who lived below the federal poverty level had a higher risk of
Hansen, B. (2016, February 20). Teachers at Low-Income Schools Deserve Respect. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
For 14 years, I taught in schools with students from low-income households. It was a source of great professional fulfillment for me. I witnessed daily
Burnette, D., II. (2019, February 20). A Warrior Against the Inequities in Schools. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Plastered across classroom walls and throughout the hallways of the administration building in the Newburgh, N.Y., school district are two words: “inclusive excellence.” It’s a
Crum, T. (2019, March 04). Free meal program increases productivity and attendance. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Students in a West Virginia school district that serves universal, free meals have shown increased productivity and attendance since the program was introduced, according to
Sparks, S. D. (2019, March 01). We’ve Never Found So Many Homeless Students Before. That’s Bad and Good. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
The number of homeless students in American public schoools rose by more than 100,000 in 2017, hitting an all-time high, finds a new report by
Ujifusa, A. (2019, February 20). Taking Struggling Schools to New Heights. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
If you’re looking for good partners to help your struggling schools get better, go find them. But always maintain control over the big decisions. That’s
“Given what we learned, we are invested in better understanding the effects of poverty,” Hurt says. “How can early effects be detected? Which developing systems
Mader, J. (2019, March 01). How does your city stack up when it comes to pre-K quality? Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Five cities in the US received high marks for prekindergarten education in a report from CityHealth. The report also highlights some challenges with offering quality
Jones, S. (2019, February 28). An Experiment in Arts Education That Paid Off. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Despite accessibility to arts education steadily declining nationwide since the 1980s, arts-learning experiences can reduce disciplinary infractions, increase students’ compassion for others and engagement, and