Growing Up Poor (Book)
- Poverty vs. academic achievement. Baskerville, D.M. // Black Enterprise;Mar1991, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p37
Presents several statistics that indicate a link between poverty and academic achievement. Compares data on black and white students.
- Reporter's notebook. Hoff, David. J. // Education Week;1/22/97, Vol. 16 Issue 17, p15
Presents education-related news items in the United States. Holding of `The Audit Conference' for officials who administer the federal government's precollegiate program; Need to bolster the education of poor children; Proof of need for remedial help.
- `Powerful environments' for underclass youth. Linton, T.E.; Forster, M. // Education Digest;Mar1990, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p27
Describes how the implementation of powerful environments can help underclass youth. Key features include positive expectations, opposition to underclass cultural values. and community orientation. Responsibility of parents and teachers; Work opportunities.
- Growing up poor. Powers, Mike // Human Ecology;Summer96, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p20
Examines the impact of poverty and income support on children's educational attainment. Association of poverty to intelligence quotient (IQ) scores; Reasons for people to seek welfare.
- Poverty and education. Levin, Benjamin // Education Canada;Summer95, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p28
Presents strategies for addressing the issue of poverty in education in Canada. Improvement of the quality of instruction; Strengthening pre-school education; Building links with parents and the community; Factors that work against identifying poverty as a key educational issue; Sources of...
- Across the Nation: Dimensions. // Education Week;9/22/93, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p3
Predicts the low educational achievement of children coming from low-income family or with undereducated parents. Data compiled by the National Center for Education, United States edition, as basis of prediction; Widening of the gap between affluent and poor families in preschool enrollment;...
- Education is the only way out of poverty. Lewis, Anne C. // Phi Delta Kappan;Nov94, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p180
Discusses the impact of education as an intervention for the children of poverty. Importance of the commitment of the teacher and the social worker; Education of children as the focus of schools.
- Missing person. Johnson, Joanna // Teacher Magazine;Oct96, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p45
Narrates the author's experiences as teacher to a 14-year-old poor boy whose father is a member of a violent gang. Irregular school attendance of the boy; Boy's relationship with his father; Boy's dropping out of school.
- CORRECTION. // Professional School Counseling;Aug2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, preceding p353
A correction to the article "Joining the Conversation about Educating Our Poorest Children: Emerging Leadership Roles for School Counselors in High-Poverty Schools," that was published in the December 2007 issue is presented.