Impact University: Class Divides

Class Divides

The Benefits of Mixing Rich and Poor >

Kirp, D.L. (2014-05-10, The New York Times): The majority of government-funded Head Start prekindergarten programs fall short of America's education expectations. One promising solution is to widen the enrollment parameters to include not only low-income families but also middle-class families. This move has been shown to increase not only positive peer-influence on low-income preschoolers but also the amount of funding and resources a program receives.

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