Good School, Rich School Bad School, Poor School A peeling high school in Bridgeport Spencer Platt Getty Images Violet Jimenez Sims, a Connecticut teacher, saw the differences between rich and poor school districts firsthand. Opinion Rich School, Poor School The New York Times Sep , Under the new formula, all schools receive an average base grant of , per student Schools receive percent for each student who is poor enough to qualify for a subsidized school lunch, not fluent in English or in foster care. Rich Schools, Poor Schools Fifty Years of Pursuing the Rich Schools, Poor Schools Fifty Years of Pursuing the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity by Arthur E Wise This blog is part of the series, Education and the Path to Equity, examining issues of education and equity decades after the Kerner Commission issued its seminal report on racial division and disparities in the United States. Rich School, Poor School NPR Ed NPR Feb , Typically, you ll see the most well trained people in the private, affluent schools and the least well trained in low income settings, said Mandy Savitz Romer, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a former counselor in an urban public high school. The gap between rich and poor schools grew percent over So it s hard to say with certainty, for example, if the funding gap between rich and poor in Nevada than doubled from percent in to percent in , as the National Center for Education statistics reports. Rich School, Poor School Educational Leadership The school is credited with a high degree of effectiveness, which is generally attributed to the quality of its administration, teaching staff, and educational programs By contrast, the bottom school is usually in one of the poorest parts of town and usually ranks last, or nearly last, in Education and Inequality Between Rich and Poor HASTAC After school programs also help children one on one, who are struggling in school The rich take advantage of these after school programs The students with low income struggle with their reading and writing, they can t afford to go to after school programs. Want to Build a Better Society Make Rich Schools Accept This is not only a prosocial behaviour, but one that corrects for a potentially inefficient behaviour i.e picking low ability rich kids over high ability poor kids Integration in schools reduces this inefficiency high ability poor children become likely to be chosen Notably, these effects were not just limited to poor kids at their school. Why Schools in Rich Areas Get More Funding Than Poor Areas Federal data shows that there is a gap between education spending in the nation s poorest and most affluent school districts, and in states, richer school districts get funding than the poor To see divide between rich schools and poor, look to Sep , In the years following the financial crisis, school districts serving poor communities generally have been hit harder than affluent districts, according to an Associated Press analysis of local, state and federal education spending.