1) Economic Security:
Children living in or near poverty often lack the important resources to help them grow
and thrive, including safe and stable housing, proper medical care, and nutritious meals.
The effects of child pove
1) Charter schools and their feeder schools are educating more disadvantaged stu dents than in 2009. Across the 27 states in this study, more than half of charter students
live in poverty (54 percent), a greater share than the U.S. as a whole and an incre
Examining High Stakes Testing
Read each side of the issue and identify 3 key supporting
points for each side.
A Testing Moratorium
Assessments Are Vital for
Tests themselves dont narrow the curriculum; they also cant close ac
1. What is the controversy about the requirements for highly qualified teachers?
The controversy about the title of highly qualified is being tested. A lot of teachers still in
training are considered t be highly qualified although they lack a lot of expe