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Unformatted text preview: live in wealthier areas. The learning gap between wealthy and poor children should not be as high as it is today. I think children living in poor areas should have an equal opportunity to get the quality education that their peers living only a few minutes away have. Instead of wealthier parents investing solely in their child’s school so they can have a good education, it would be more beneficial for our society as a whole to be putting more money into the schools located in poor areas of the community where it is most needed. Because children that live in wealthier areas already have access to more resources, investing more money in the schools located in poor areas would provide those children with a fair chance at succeeding in the future. I feel like if professionals were more aware of the learning gap between children living in residentially segregated areas, they would begin trying to find realistic ways to help solve the problem instead of add to it....
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- Spring '16
- Lisa Conner
- Poverty, poor areas, Chelsea Burnette, Widening Inequality