How to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

Spread the loveBy Matthew Lynch Students from low-income homes hit the K-12 scene at a disadvantage. Materially, they often do not have the means for the resources they need for basic classroom functions. In non-tangible ways, they often do not have the same academic support as middle- or high-income peers and know less when they arrive in Kindergarten.When parents are unable to provide for their children, that responsibility then falls on the schools and the community. Ensuring that students from low income households succeed in K-12 classrooms is multi-faceted and must include: Physiological considerations. According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, … Continue reading How to Help Low-Income Students Succeed