Poverty and Student Outcomes: Lohud Op-Ed

WCA Executive Director, Cora Greenberg, shares her thoughts on a recent Yonkers Partners in Education study about the relationship between poverty and students’ readiness for college or careers. Here’s a brief excerpt:

“A new study published by Yonkers Partners in Education is a welcome addition to the conversation about how to help all public school students achieve success in school and beyond. The authors urge identification and replication of the methods used by high-poverty districts that perform better than their poverty measures would predict. This is a worthy undertaking and could help schools better target their interventions and resources.

To us, the study raises some other important questions and issues…”

Read the full op-ed on lohud.