Tag Archives: kids of poverty

People, Time, Faith, Cognitive Maps and the Reclamation of Lost Kids

An approach to retrieval of the legion of unmoored kids on the periphery of our schools can be extracted from an innovative treatment model for incarcerated “callous and unemotional” kids. Continue reading

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Charters Revisited: It’s a Broad Spectrum Out There or, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Charter horror stories in Newark and Detroit mask a Stanford CREDO report that finds charters outperforming traditional public schools in many areas of the country. That same CREDO report however is critiqued as statistically flawed; in truth charters may benefit kids of better organized low income families, but their selection processes leave the more intractable of the poor languishing in low performing urban schools. Continue reading

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