Tag: low-income students

Darrell Allison: Access denied, from lunch counters to zip codes

Editor’s note: This is the second in our series of posts commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Darrell Allison is president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina. Is school choice the civil rights issue for the 21st Century? I say it’s always been an[Read More…]

Low-income students need more resources to close achievement gaps

The latest Florida Department of Education report on the tax credit scholarship program, and my summer discussions with scholarship parents, students and teachers, have led me to some conclusions. These thoughts are not new, but sometimes it’s important to remind ourselves of things we know but occasionally forget. On average,[Read More…]