Poverty is a context, not an excuse

The new school year has arrived and with it the opportunity for me to do a number of presentations to various school districts and other organizations on the subject of dealing with kids from poverty. In my first week of school, I had the privilege of speaking to school bus drivers, city bus drivers, the K-12 faculty of one of the rural districts I serve and the small staff of a brand new alternative school in another district. In every audience there are various attitudes that are fairly easy to read on the faces of those about to subjected to my marvelous insights!You must log in or register an account to read the rest of this post.

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