Education And Poverty

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Education can be affected by poverty Education in America is an opportunity that every child receives. For many of these children education is their only way out of poverty. Twenty two percent of our nations children live in poverty. The United States is ranked second in child poverty out of the 35 richest countries in the world. Education was supposed to be the route to achieving the American Dream, but it turns out to be more of a dream then a reality for the poorer kids in our nation. A question that arises is if all the children of our nation receive equal educational opportunities. The answer to that question is no. The economical wealth gap in our country limits the equality of our children’s education. Poverty is one of the main reasons that a child’s developmental and educational outcome can be affected. One of the main ways a child can escape from poverty in the United States and developing countries is said to be through education. Education is a really important element but it needs to be alongside some other poverty relief plans, such as better opportunities organizations and strengthening the families. Kids that are brought up in low-income households are more vulnerable to educational and social issues. They are also more prone to have health problems and problems that can affect their well-being, which can result in them having issues in school.
Children at a disadvantage tend to come across more problems when it comes to their educational success. Daniel

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