Poverty And Its Impact On Education Essay

1147 Words Oct 17th, 2016 5 Pages
Many people assume that just because the United States of America has the greatest economy in the world they tend to think that the United States doesn’t have this a problem such as poverty the state of being poor. Poverty is problem in this country. Poverty is effecting children in their education. At the same time that I believed that poverty has a great impact in children in their education, I also believed that changes in public school should be done to help this children who are living in poverty continued on with their education.
In the first time in the United States the majority of public schools consist low income families. According to “The Southern Education Foundation.”in the article “A New Majority: Low Income Students Now A Majority In The Nation’s Public Schools. Research Bulletin.” “For the first time in recent history, a majority of the school children attending the nation’s public schools come from low income families. The latest data collected from the states by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), evidence that 51 percent of the students across the nation’s public schools were low income in 2013.”(3). In stating this, “The Southern Education Foundation” means that throughout the United states recent history there is 51 percent of the nation students in poverty are of low income families. In my experience I know quiet amount of people that come from a low income families. I saw how children of low income families…

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