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Professor quoted in Red & Black story on poverty in schools

Kristen B. Morales

March 16, 2015


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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