Tackling Economic Barriers in Education

Tackling Economic Barriers in Education

It is well-agreed upon that economic barriers impact all aspects of children's' lives, including the way they learn. Many economic factors influence how well an education a child receives, such as parental income, residing school district, parental involvement, etc. ...

The Wealth Gap in Education

The Wealth Gap in Education

At the end of 2017, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released a report that looked at gaps and trends in education inequalities and strategies to address them. EPI found with extensive research a conclusive demonstration that a child’s social class is one of the...

The Concept Of White Fragility

The Concept Of White Fragility

Oxford dictionary defines white fragility as discomfort and defensiveness on the part of a white person when confronted by information about racial inequality and injustice. The term was coined in 2011 in a journal article by US academic and educator Robin DiAngelo....

A History Of Disability Rights In America

A History Of Disability Rights In America

For a long time, people living with disabilities were extremely marginalized. In the 1800s, a person living with a disability was considered unfit and unable to make a meaningful contribution to society. In a way that many had thought was merciful, people with...

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