The Unaddressed Link Between Poverty and Education – NYTimes.com

The Unaddressed Link Between Poverty and Education – NYTimes.com.

Op-Ed Contributors

Class Matters. Why Won’t We Admit It?

NO one seriously disputes the fact that students from disadvantaged households perform less well in school, on average, than their peers from more advantaged backgrounds. But rather than confront this fact of life head-on, our policy makers mistakenly continue to reason that, since they cannot change the backgrounds of students, they should focus on things they can control.

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