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How poverty molds the brain: Poor neural processing of sound linked to lower maternal education

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Researcher finds that poverty’s ‘cognitive cost’ translates to as many as ten IQ points

A recent article on the Phys.org website summarizes new work by Harvard researchers investigating the effects of poverty on intelligence quotient measurements. According to the article: The accumulation of those money woes and day-to-day worries leaves many low-income individuals not only struggling … Continue reading

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Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools

This just in from the National Center for Educational Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research: http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001469-calder-working-paper-52.pdf ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the … Continue reading

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