Many K-12 students in the US come from financially struggling families, and are faced with poor medical care, inadequate nutrition, and other poverty-related challenges on a daily basis. Valerie Strauss from the Washington Post reports on a recent poverty and education study from the Southern Education Foundation, noting that “research clearly shows the effects on student achievement by poverty-induced physical, sociological and psychological problems that children bring to school.”


Read the full article here: Top teachers cite anti-poverty programs as No. 1 school reform necessity – survey