Some rare good news for kids in the struggling school district.
Freddie Gray's death is a tragedy, and unfortunately a tragedy that is being repeated in low-income communities across the country. But maybe it will force us to face up to our mistakes and embrace common-sense, large-scale solutions to support more children, young people and their families to succeed.
The school's ambition is an integral part of an even bigger one -- to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty that has been endemic to its section of Atlanta.
First announced by President Obama in his 2013 State of the Union address, the Promise Zone Initiative aims to build a broader middle-class through partnering with local communities and businesses to create a pathway to greater economic stability for struggling families.
The Promise Zones bring together the central elements of the multiple place-based strategies initiated during President Obama’s
Florida, of The Atlantic, called for the president to renew his commitment to advancing cities, citing problems that still
A new national survey of African-Americans paints a fascinating picture: over half of those polled report that their lives have generally improved in recent years. But what of the other half, who report lower satisfaction with their lives -- especially lower-income African-Americans?
And we've been funding them [institutions] that way, too-- No, I think they show that kids who grow up in poverty can achieve
If we want a generation of well-rounded leaders making positive contributions to society tomorrow, we need to provide pathways to success today.
This article comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. The argument is that non-school agencies--after