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Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance: Poverty, Literacy, and the Development of Information Capital

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This is a compelling, eye-opening portrait of two communities in Philadelphia with drastically different economic resources. Over the course of their 10-year investigation, the authors of this important new work came to understand that this disparity between affluence and poverty has created a knowledge gapfar more important than mere achievement scoreswith serious implications for students economic prosperity and social mobility. At the heart of this knowledge gap is the limited ability of students from poor communities to ...

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Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance: Poverty, Literacy, and the Development of Information Capital
2012, Teachers College Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780807753583

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Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance: Poverty, Literacy, and the Development of Information Capital
2012, Teachers College Press

ISBN-13: 9780807753590

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