In rural Colorado, 23 percent of children live in poverty, compared to 17 percent statewide.
All Blog Posts With poverty Tag or Category
March 31, 2015
March 26, 2015
A new analysis peels back common wisdom about why boys may lag girls in reading achievement.
March 25, 2015
What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?
March 18, 2015
The report also shows that most urban charter and district schools are serving equal numbers of English language learners as well as students in poverty and special education.
March 17, 2015
In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.
March 17, 2015
Poverty makes it more difficult for children to succeed in school, and they come to school at a disadvantage.
March 04, 2015
The conservative-leaning education journal has created a stir with a cover featuring an African-American family with a mother, a baby, and a fading image of the father.
March 03, 2015
In a survey, a majority of teachers report students regularly come to school hungry, and they fear that hunger may have long-term effects on learning.
February 10, 2015
The rate of low-income school lunch participants who also eat school breakfasts continued to climb, a report says.
January 27, 2015
Advocates for poor children have renewed efforts to expand the definition of homelessness used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.