Jan 309 Ways Poverty Hurts Education
Experiencing poverty isn’t good for a students’ education… this might sound obvious but poverty and education are treated as two entirely separate issues all too often—they’re not. Poverty is a complex issue, but education is an easy way for you to get involved and help your community with this issue. Here are nine reasons why poverty and education need to be in the same conversation:
2. Dropout Rates
4. Learning Disabilities
18% of children living below or near the poverty line have learning disabilities
Cycles of poverty aren’t good for you, the people experiencing it, or anyone. Solutions are fun and so is teaching kids. If you’d like to get involved with something wildly successful at resolving the issues you just read about, you can volunteer with us or here’s five ways you can get involved with afterschool programs in your community.