How schools KEEP kids in poverty

by Courtney | November 1, 2016

Heartbreaking. Teacher Kandice Sumner’s entire talk is moving and well worth a watch. But this — this killed me: “knowing that strangers will take care of you is a privilege my kids aren’t afforded.
And so it goes, on and on… But what if, what if our schools were not so economically and racially segregated? Would middle class families tolerate the inequities? Would wealthier families advocate for a school that serves all different kids? Would resources be a bit more spread around instead of heaped into schools already bathed in privileges and library books and instruments and and and? …

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