Tag Archives: at-risk children

Preparing Kids for Kindergarten Works

Take notice, a movement is gaining momentum in our community. The movement is building a strong foundation for the future success of each child in Lane County, Oregon, particularly those at risk of falling behind their peers before they even reach kindergarten.…

We Need a New Language to Talk About Poverty

What I Learned in School

From 2013-2014, I visited high school English classes across the socioeconomic spectrum in Los Angeles in an attempt to understand what makes a great teacher and what we mean when we say “education.”  This is one of the most important lessons I learned: that we need a new language to talk about poverty.…