ERIC Number: ED397206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Poverty and Schools.
Bates, Percy; And Others
Equity Coalition for Race, Gender, and National Origin, v2 n2 Sum 1991
Equity does not require that everyone have the same amount of resources to satisfy basic needs, but it does require that each of us be able to live decently. The articles in this issue focus on poverty and its effects on children, particularly with respect to education and the ability to learn. The following articles are included: (1) "Poor Kids Can Still Learn" (Percy Bates); (2) "Effective Education for Low-Income Students: An African-American Perspective" (Elizabeth M. Mimms); (3) "Unheard Voices: A National Origin Perspective on the Politics of Poverty" (Norma Barquet); (4) "Equity and Poverty: A Gender Equity Perspective" (Eleanor Linn); (5) "Who Are the Poor Children?" (Judith L. Greenbaum); (6) "Resilient Children" (Bob Croninger); (7) "The Checklist: How Does Your School Respond to Poverty?" (Judith L. Greenbaum); (8) "'It Takes a Whole Village To Educate a Child' (An African Proverb)" (Salome Gebre-Egziabher); (9) "Pieces of the Puzzle: Programs from Which We Can Learn" (Tasha Lebow); (10) "Changing Demographics of the Poor in America" (Norma Barquet); and (11) "Equal and Adequate Funding for Urban Schools" (Ted Wilson); (12) "Recommended Resources on Poverty and Schools" (annotated list of 25 resources). References follow the articles. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnicity, Financial Support, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Poverty, Sex Fairness, Urban Schools, Urban Youth
Programs for Educational Opportunity, University of Michigan School of Education, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Program for Educational Opportunity.