Dean McDiarmid addresses poverty and learning in the News and Observer

UNC School of Education Dean Bill McDiarmid addresses the impact of poverty on student learning outcomes in a guest column in the Dec. 14 edition of the Raleigh News & Observer. In the article, he explores data that describe a relationship between student poverty levels and schools’ performance. He explains that more research is needed to find “ways to support our most vulnerable children.”

The article was originally published in The Carolina Slate‘s Fall 2011 edition.

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