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The Best Resources On Why Improving Education Is Not THE Answer To Poverty & Inequality



That’s a quote from a very insightful piece in The New York Times today titled Inequality, Mobility and the Policy Agenda They Imply.

Better schools and better education are important, but it’s not going to be enough for many of our students.

Here are some of my previous posts on the topic, and I hope readers will contribute additional resources:

Knowledge Isn’t Power — “Power is Power”

New Research Shows Why Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Character Education Are Not Enough

Quote Of The Day: “Sympathy for the Luddites”

The Best Posts & Articles On Building Influence & Creating Change

The Best Resources About Wealth & Income Inequality

The Best Places To Learn What Impact A Teacher (& Outside Factors) Have On Student Achievement

Education as the Great Equalizer: “More Myth than Reality” is by Paul Thomas.

Quote Of The Day: “Status & Stress”

Without Jobs, School Is a Waste of Time is from Recess. Despite its exaggerated headline, I’m adding it to this list.

Quote Of The Day: “Knowledge Isn’t Power”

Second Quote Of The Day: Robert Putman’s New Book On Inequality

One Cheer for Schools on Inequality is from Ed Week.

Quote Of The Day: Education Won’t Solve Inequality

Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree, Study Says appeared in The New York Times.

Quote Of The Day: Education Will Not End Poverty

Education Matters, But Direct Anti-Poverty and Inequality-Reduction Efforts Matter More is by Ben Spielberg.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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