Tag Archives: Poverty

Household Crowding and Poverty Raise COVID-19 Risk

Certain socioeconomic factors make people more likely to be diagnosed with and die of COVID-19. Now, new findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggest this might explain the higher number of coronavirus cases in communities where low-income Black and Hispanic individuals live in large households, according to the Columbia University Irving… Read More »

Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap (Multicultural Education Series)

The author draws from decades of research to deconstruct popular myths, misconceptions, and educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students. Gorski carefully describes the challenges that students in poverty face and the resiliencies they and their families draw upon. Most importantly, this book provides specific, evidence-based strategies for teaching youth by creating equitable,… Read More »