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The "opportunity gap" in US public education -- and how to close it | Anindya Kundu

The "opportunity gap" in US public education -- and how to close it | Anindya Kundu

Update: 2020-01-0324
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How can we tap into the potential of all students, especially those who come from disadvantaged backgrounds? Sociologist Anindya Kundu invites us to take a deeper look at the personal, social and institutional challenges that keep students from thriving in the United States -- and shows how closing this "opportunity gap" means valuing public education for what it really is: the greatest investment in our collective future.
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Miss T

TY TY. I don't have kids either. But I feel like I am an activist parent. I like Khalil philosophy about children are birth to parents;yet, not property. There will be many influences on their lives. Why provide life skills that can prepare them for the real world? Nothing will be handed to them, so why not prepare them for this???? I feel that many local resources could pull together to assist w/ creating more opportunities across the board in our school systems & mental health. W/ a community united front, pushing to get the taxpayer dollars to increase quality of education; the product will boost the economy. Kids can't be taught follow me even if I drive over people. They have to be taught how to synthesize info, so they can make informed decisions. Overall, I believe it won't be overnight; yet, it will be successful over time. Change is inevitable. Peace Shalom

Jan 5th
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The "opportunity gap" in US public education -- and how to close it | Anindya Kundu

The "opportunity gap" in US public education -- and how to close it | Anindya Kundu

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