Poverty and Schooling in the U. S. Contexts and Consequences

ISBN-10: 0805838937

ISBN-13: 9780805838930

Edition: 2004

Authors: Sue Books

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Sue Books assesses the impact of poverty on education in the U.S., looking at the experiences of students from poor backgrounds, the failure of policy initiatives to effectively tackle the resulting challenges & at the prospects for things changing with the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/25/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
What Teachers Need to Know About Poverty
Social Context of Poverty
Living in Poverty
Demographics of Poverty
"Savage Inequalities" in School Funding
No Guarantees: The Struggle for Educational Opportunity
The Schooling of Poor Children
Educational Reform
How Poverty Could Matter Less in Schooling
Suggestions for Further Reading and Research
References
Author Index
Subject Index
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