September 12, 2012 | Posted At: 04:14 PM | Author: Alexander Russo | Category: (Who Cares What) Research Says , Media Watch , Urban Ed
Quotes: Reform "Probably Hurt The Very Poor"
I think education reform has probably hurt the very poor... because the better-off portion of low-income kids are more likely to find alternatives [like charter schools]. That leaves the original schools more concentrated in their disadvantage, and thus even worse learning environments. - Author and NYT Sunday Magazine contributor Paul Tough