Social Class Links 06/25/2015

  • On the lengths that some parents will go for advantages in their children’s education. Yes, the main question is why there aren’t high quality options for all children, but when parents are investing this much time on navigating the system (through exchanging information through their personal networks) on getting placements for their own children rather than improving the system, I’m not sure how we get to equity for all.

    tags: socialclass

  • “In its latest report on the Pell Grant program, the Education Department said nearly three quarters of the 8.6 million students who received the federal grant to attend college last year reported having no savings or other cash on hand. That compares to 60 percent of federal grant recipients five years earlier.”

    tags: socialclass

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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