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Author(s):Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Title:A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Organization:Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Short Description:This report examines historical income trends among public school children in southern states, and finds that within the past three years, low-income children have become a majority of the southern public school population.
Annotation:This report examines historical income trends among public school children in southern states, and finds that within the past three years, low-income children have become a majority of the southern public school population. In light of this trend, the report stresses the importance of finding ways to address the achivement gap between low-income and higher-income students.
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Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
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