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Educational LeadershipMay 2013/Volume 70/Number 8Faces of Poverty
The Widening Income Achievement GapSean F. Reardon Which policies will reduce the growing inequality in education outcomes?
The American Dream: Slipping Away? Susan B. NeumanA contrasting picture of poverty and privilege plays out in two neighborhoods.
How Poverty Affects Classroom Engagement Eric JensenSeven approaches to consider for those who struggle with engagement in school.
How Preschool Fights Poverty Cynthia E. LamyEffective preschools have tremendous benefits for students, families, and schools.
Boosting Achievement by Pursuing Diversity Halley PotterLow-income students in mixed-income schools outperform their counterparts in high-poverty schools.
The Diversity Dilemma Michael J. PetrilliHow can we meet the varied preferences of parent groups and give all kids the education they need?
Why Our Schools Are Segregated Richard RothsteinAccumulating evidence affirms the need for school integration.
Hungry Kids: The Solvable CrisisChristy Felling Teachers are on the front line in the war against childhood hunger.
How Elena Learned to Love Reading Kathy King-Dickman If you want your kids to read in the summer, explain why it matters.
How Fern Creek Is Beating Goliath Margaret Donovan, Patrick Galatowitsch, Keri Hefferin, and Shanita HighlandA small school found the resources it needed in its community.
“Why Is That Child So Rude?” Beth Lindsay TempletonHow to avoid stereotyping your students’ behaviors.
Would You Step Through My Door?Stephanie SmithMutual respect thrives when you get to know families at their homes.
Columns & Departments
Perspectives/The Uphill ClimbMarge SchererListen online at www.ascd.org/el.
Research Says/Teaching Self-Regulation Has Long-Term BenefitsBryan Goodwin and Kirsten MillerYears later, the latent benefits of the HighScope preschool program have surfaced.
Art and Science of Teaching/Targets, Objectives, Standards: How Do They Fit?Robert J. MarzanoFive recommendations for clarifying terms that are often used inconsistently.
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Power Up!/Put the Personal in your PLNDoug JohnsonHow to make connections with your virtual colleagues.
Principal Connection/Is Your School Happy?Thomas R. HoerrIf teachers are growing and learning, they are far more likely to be effective.
One to Grow On/Teachers Who Stare Down PovertyCarol Ann TomlinsonHow teachers help students rewrite their prospects.
Tell Me About…/Your Firsthand Experience with Poverty
ASCD Community in Action
Takeaways/Six Statements About Poverty
Teaching the 22 Percent Teresa M. BurkeThe story behind one teacher’s choice to teach in a high-poverty school.
Helping Poor Kids—From One Who Knows Patrick AndersonLevel the playing field, and see what happens.
Closing the Attendance Gap Ned W. LauverA school gets proactive about preventing chronic absences and truancy.
EL Study GuideNaomi ThiersAlso available on iTunes University
Inservice Guest Blogger Patrick Galatowitsch
Watch This Spot!This month’s video is from Teaching with Poverty in Mind: An ASCD PD Online Course.
Watch the InterviewWilliam Parrett and Kathleen Budge suggest ways to help low-income students meet the high expectations of the Common Core standards.
Educational coaches—whether math, literacy, instructional, or curriculum coaches—vary in the content of the work they do and in the grade range of the teachers with whom they work. But “good coaching is good coaching,” as coaching expert Cathy A. Toll affirms in this, her newest book. All coaches seek to help solve problems and increase teacher success, and they all depend on effective collaboration to do so. This practical guide shows readers how to get the most out of educational coaching.