Title:More than a free lunch: the effects of poverty on education outcomes.
Corporate Author: British Columbia Teachers’ Federation
Subject:Poverty – child poverty|split|Education – general
Publisher:British Columbia Teachers’ Federation
Place of Publication:Vancouver
Date of Publication:2007
Poverty and income inequality are major barriers to academic achievement. As daily mentors in the lives of their students, teachers experience the impact poverty has on the children in their care. The impact of poverty goes beyond material deprivation; it contributes to social isolation.
A fact sheet on the impact of poverty on education.
Material Type:Fact Sheet