Title 1 / Low SES

Supporting Marginalized Students As the Pandemic Continues
Supporting Marginalized Students As the Pandemic Continues

In one form or another, virtual learning is likely to shape the upcoming academic year in districts across the country. Indeed, some of the nation’s largest school systems have committed to an online-only learning model for the foreseeable future, with millions of students and teachers expecting to engage in distance...

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Switching to Remote Learning? Don’t Leave Equity Behind
Switching to Remote Learning? Don’t Leave Equity Behind

In school districts across the United States, the COVID-19 outbreak has pushed teaching and learning from the classroom to the computer practically overnight. Although some institutions—such as New York City's Success Academy charter school chain—were able to immediately switch to a remote learning model, a number of public school districts...

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A Brain-Based Approach to Helping Low-SES Students
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Many students in the United States come to school with a low socioeconomic status (SES), according to federal guidelines. Recent data from the National School Lunch Program suggests that nearly 100,000 schools serve lunch to 30 million students each day. (Only students who are signed up for the lunch program...

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Asset Model: A Fresh Approach to Working with Low-Income Students
Asset Model: A Fresh Approach to Working with Low-Income Students

Fifty-one percent of all public-school students in the United States qualify for free and reduced lunch, according to federal income guidelines. This eye-popping statistic was highlighted in a report by the Atlanta-based Southern Education Foundation, which pulled together data from the National Center for Education Statistics and mapped it out to...

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Educational Organizations That Are Preparing Lower-Income Students for College
Educational Organizations That Prepare Lower-Income Students for College

According to the 2016 High School Benchmarks Report by the National Student Clearinghouse, which surveyed more than 5 million graduates, students from low-income families were far less likely to enroll in college immediately after graduation and complete a degree within four years compared to their peers from higher-income backgrounds. In...

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Can Music Help Low-Income Students Read and Succeed at Higher Rates?
Can Music Help Low-Income Students Read and Succeed at Higher Rates?

Early exposure to music has been recognized as an important way for very young children, including infants, to gain early literacy and pre-reading skills. Singing a lullaby, playing music together, or using nursery rhymes such as “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” or “Hickory, Dickory, Dock” to capture a child’s attention are...

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