Poverty (7/24)

Peter Greene posted: 24 Jul 2016

I am on a two-week vacation, driving cross-country with my wife to spend time with family in Seattle. In my absence, I have dug into the archives and pulled up some reruns for you. Though what I most suggest is that you check out the blogroll on the right side of the page. There are some outstanding bloggers, and if there are some folks you’ve never sampled, there’s no day like today.

Getting out of Poverty

Helping people escape poverty and trying to end it are two different goals.

Poverty and the Moral Imperative of Education

Why is it that we need such elaborate and often-specious arguments to support providing a decent education form poor children?

Poverty Matters (ex 2,364,339)

Yet one more data point (this one from Chicago) showing that poverty matters in education. What a shocker!

Milwaukee’s New War on the Poor

Milwaukee shows how to turn the war on poverty into the war on the poor.

Excuses? Maybe a Few

That time reformster Chris Barbic gave up and quit his job running the Achievement School District. He was going to move the bottom 5% of schools into the top 25%, but he failed. Want to guess what he learned gets in the way of improving schools?

The Game is Up — #DemExit & the #DNCLeaks

The Game is Up — #DemExit & the #DNCLeaks
by John Laurits
My dearest brothers, sisters, & others — Today, I write to you from Philadelphia, in a cafe near City Hall, where some of the first marches are soon scheduled to begin — but, before I join the march, I felt compelled to say something about the recently leaked DNC materials. Their contents confirm what all of […]

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