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Five stereotypes about poor families and education

posted Oct 29, 2013, 12:10 PM by Omar Longus   [ updated Oct 29, 2013, 12:10 PM ]
The article Five stereotypes about poor families and education provides an excerpt from the new book  “Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap,” by Paul C. Gorski, associate professor of integrative studies at George Mason University.

The book, which draws from years of research to analyze educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students, is part of the Multicultural Education Series of books edited by James A. Banks and published by Teachers College Columbia University.