These strategies, training resources, and more help improve the performance of students of low socioeconomic status by preventing their misidentification as learning disabled and supporting school-readiness skills.
Chapter 1: The Changing Realities of America's Public Education: Foundational Facts and Implications
The Changing Realities of America's Public Education: Foundational Facts and Implications
The face of education is changing. As any of us who have taught or served as administrators in a public school system for 10 years or more can tell you, these changes translate into challenges we face each day. The demographic changes and educational effects of persistent poverty are foreign to many of us who look into the expectant and hopeful eyes of today's students and find ourselves at a loss as to where to start. This chapter provides a foundation for the ideas and education strategies presented in the rest of this book.
While the enrollment in public schools between 2000 and 2009 has ...