US Department of Education
White House Report on college opportunities for low income students
Many rural and low income students have limited access to resources. Sometimes their learning opportunities are limited by poor facilities, lack of family support or transportation, and other factors. For many students, the meals that they receive at school are the last meals that they receive until the next school day. Without bus transportation, many … Continue reading Limited Resources at Rural and Low Income Schools
Lack of resources in low socioeconomic status communities is not limited to the United States. In Bangalore India in 2009, over 70,000 students lived in poverty, and 200 million students between ages 4 and 14 should have been attending schools but could not or did not have access to them (Bose, 2009). Shukla Bose described … Continue reading Low SES Students Outside of the U.S.