When Equality Isn't Equal

When Equality Isn't Equal

The longer I teach, the more I realize that there is an ever-increasing disconnect between what school offers and what students actually need. I attribute this, at least in part, to the growing number of students who come from homes that are at or near the poverty line. In fact, for the first time ever, a majority of students in the southern states come from these types of homes. This change in the student clientele necessitates a shift in the daily operations of how a school operates and further requires that each school building have the flexibility to meet the individual needs of its students.

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