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May 2013
Faces of Poverty

May 2013 | Volume 70 | Number 8

Faces of Poverty

Feature Articles

The Widening Income Achievement Gap

Sean F. Reardon

Which policies will reduce the growing inequality in education outcomes?

The American Dream: Slipping Away?

Susan B. Neuman

A contrasting picture of poverty and privilege plays out in two neighborhoods.

How Poverty Affects Classroom Engagement

Eric Jensen

Seven approaches to consider for those who struggle with engagement in school.

How Preschool Fights Poverty

Cynthia E. Lamy

Effective preschools have tremendous benefits for students, families, and schools.

Boosting Achievement by Pursuing Diversity

Halley Potter

Low-income students in mixed-income schools outperform their counterparts in high-poverty schools.

The Diversity Dilemma

Michael J. Petrilli

How can we meet the varied preferences of parent groups and give all kids the education they need?

Why Our Schools Are Segregated

Richard Rothstein

Accumulating evidence affirms the need for school integration.

Hungry Kids: The Solvable Crisis

Christy Felling

Teachers are on the front line in the war against childhood hunger.

How Elena Learned to Love Reading

Kathy King-Dickman

If you want your kids to read in the summer, explain why it matters.

How Fern Creek Is Beating Goliath

Margaret Donovan, Patrick Galatowitsch, Keri Hefferin and Shanita Highland

A small school found the resources it needed in its community.

"Why Is That Child So Rude?"

Beth Lindsay Templeton

How to avoid stereotyping your students' behaviors.

Would You Step Through My Door?

Stephanie Smith

Mutual respect thrives when you get to know families at their homes.

Columns / Departments

Double Take

Reviews, research, and relevant reads.

Research Says / Teaching Self-Regulation Has Long-Term Benefits

Bryan Goodwin and Kirsten Miller

Years later, the latent benefits of the HighScope preschool program have surfaced.

Art and Science of Teaching / Targets, Objectives, Standards: How Do They Fit?

Robert J. Marzano

Five recommendations for clarifying terms that are often used inconsistently.

Power Up! / Put the "Personal" in Your PLN

Doug Johnson

How to make connections with your virtual colleagues.

Principal Connection / Is Your School Happy?

Thomas R. Hoerr

If teachers are growing and learning, they are far more likely to be effective.

One to Grow On / Teachers Who Stare Down Poverty

Carol Ann Tomlinson

How teachers help students rewrite their prospects.

Tell Me About … / Your Firsthand Experience with Poverty

Read these stories, and contribute your own response to an upcoming question.

EL Takeaways

Six Statements About Poverty


Teaching the 22 Percent

Teresa M. Burke

The story behind one teacher's choice to teach in a high-poverty school.

Helping Poor Kids—From One Who Knows

Patrick Anderson

Level the playing field, and see what happens.

Closing the Attendance Gap

Ned W. Lauver

A school gets proactive about preventing chronic absences and truancy.

EL Study Guide

Naomi Thiers

Watch This Spot!

This month's video is from Teaching with Poverty in Mind: An ASCD PD Online Course.

Watch the Interview

William Parrett and Kathleen Budge suggest ways to help low-income students meet the high expectations of the Common Core standards.