Poverty Poses Challenges For Schools – And Texas’ Future, Education Leaders Say

“Too many students today, because of where they’re coming from, are starting first grade behind grade level.”

By Bill ZeebleJune 11, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From KERA:

Poverty may be playing a bigger role than ever in education. That’s according to education leaders and thinkers who gathered in Dallas last Monday for an all-day session on schools and the economy.

College is getting more expensive and students need more help than ever to pay for it. Michael Sorrell says many university students are now on Pell Grants, government funds that help the neediest students pay for college. He says help is needed even sooner.

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