A much-needed effort by 40 groups in education & business to address poverty as a hurdle to student achievement in rural West Virginia. What happens at home is as important as what happens in school. The needs of the whole child must be addressed. An exciting alternative to the narrow focus of much “ed reform” that focuses solely on teachers and test scores.
Teachers union leads effort that aims to turn around West Virginia school system
The American Federation of Teachers is leading an effort in an area where deprivation is the norm.