Many other recommendations about providing midday meals and reducing tuition

Many other recommendations about providing midday

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students in poverty. Many other recommendations about providing midday meals and reducing tuition fees were also made by some of the teachers. Some tutors focus on aspects like improvement on minimum wages and upgradation in jobs of the families of children in poverty, not only this, some of the mentors also address the shortage of affordable housing because of which people in poverty can’t afford quality education . Many of them emphasized on the need of an increase in government awareness and understanding poverty and how it effects education of the future of tomorrow through school visits to learn about the challenges faced by children in poverty and their families. Other recommendations by teachers include nutritional needs and
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7 health services programs for these students and their families which improve their access to a quality education for a better future. In a nutshell, it is only a philanthropic and humanitarian obligation that these students should be supported in order to gain quality education. Measures like funded education, increasing minimum wages and number of working hours is the best option for their parents to afford education in B.C. School visits by the politicians is wholly viable who can help them in funding and providing nutritional mid-day meals to these students, as a result, these teenagers will get a chance to show their mettle by proving themselves as good human resources, which ultimately will accelerate the economy of British Columbia.
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