You can read about a very depressing report in today’s NY Times at Poverty Rate Soared in 2022 as Aid Ended and Prices Rose.

And you can watch a PBS NewsHour video segment on it below, as well.

And how does that affect the classroom, you may wonder?

Find the answers at these previous posts:

Poverty’s Impact On Self-Control

A Look Back: “How Income Affects The Brain” & What We Can Do About It

No Surprise Here: Poverty Can Affect Young People’s Brains

Another Study Finds Poverty’s Impact On “Cognitive Bandwidth”