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Addressing Poverty as a Sector, as a School and as a Classroom

Reposted from ASCD In Service:

On Wednesday, May 5th, ASCD sponsored its most recent Whole Child Symposium on the topic of poverty. Convened at the Newseum in the heart of Washington, D.C., and streaming online to educators everywhere, we assembled two panels of educators to explore the impact and implications of poverty in preparing children for their future. 168 more words

Why Restricting Snap Benefits is Wrong.

The war on poverty has officially become the war on poor people. Politicians have come to routinely attack all the programming that serves low income Americans despite the fact that we spend more on tax breaks for the wealthy than we do for those in need. 4,046 more words


Ask Hillary – and Other Democrats – This Question!

The liberal “mainstream” media regularly targets, en masse, Republican candidates with its narrative of the moment – and timid Republicans typically cower, duck and cover. The latest gambit – … 380 more words

Week 2 Mini #BeCommunityAction Toolkit

Hello! It’s the second week of Community Action Month!

In addition to the great resources available from the Partnership, NASCSP and NCAF, we’ve collaborated to build… 709 more words


The Battle is not the War - a Paradigm Shift for the 21st Century

First, let’s take a brief look at the issue of poverty as it concerns middle-class Americans today. Then we’ll discuss the purpose of this blog: why it is here, and what it does (and doesn’t) hope to accomplish. 588 more words


Turning the War on Poverty into a War on the Poor

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, writing in the Chicago Tribune, has declared the War on Poverty a failure and is demanding that a new course be set. 1,270 more words