How America’s public schools keep kids in poverty | Kandice Sumner


Why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? Schools in low-income neighborhoods across the US, specifically in communities of color, lack resources that are standard at wealthier schools — things like musical instruments, new books, healthy school lunches and soccer fields — and this has a real impact on the potential of students. Kandice Sumner sees the disparity every day in her classroom in Boston. In this inspiring talk, she asks us to face facts — and change them.[..]

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3 Responses to How America’s public schools keep kids in poverty | Kandice Sumner

  1. dolphinwrite says:

    Schools, as they are, create mental health problems. Often, the counselors are the problem, including administrations without any real student management skills because they are puppets of an over-riding systemic problem. Because teachers go along with the “system,” they are also the cause of many problems. Students today, under these “teachers” instructions, actually move backwards in quality understanding. Some, a few, may be “good” teachers, but if they go along with propaganda, with a horrible curriculum, and terrible social designs, they are guilty. Very guilty. Regarding ethnicity, I would never hold the success of any person to whether they attend public school. History is filled with successes outside the propaganda box.

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