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Professor quoted in Red & Black story on poverty in schools

  |   Kristen B. Morales   |   Permalink   |   Media Mention

Sheneka Williams, associate professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, cites an increase in immigration and a distrust of the public school system by the middle class as factors to the increase in the number of students living in poverty. The story, published recently in the Red & Black, follows a statistic from the Southern Educational Foundation that found 51 percent of public school students come from low-income families, making them the majority in the public school systems.

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