Pathway Out of Poverty - Literacy Resources

 

 

AmeriCorps – Education

AmeriCorps and Senior Corps play a vital role in helping communities design and implement results-driven, cost-effective solutions, that support students from cradle-to-career.

Bright Futures

Bright Futures is a grass roots, community-based program that creates partnerships and utilizes community resources for the common goal of helping our kids and strengthening our families and community.

Early Warning!: Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters

A report showing the effects of illiteracy entering fourth grade on high school dropout rates, America’s workforce, and the economy.

EdGap Map of ACT/SAT Scores

This map is a visualization of average high-school SAT and ACT scores, median household income, and other socioeconomic indicators.

NAACP Quality Education for All: Once School at a Time

A report created by the National Association for The Advancement of Colored People’s Quality Education Task Force promoting an action plan to save America’s public schools through quality education for all children.

Poverty and Education: Finding a Way Forward

In this report, information is provided that deals with issues such as home factors, food security, availability of health insurance and child care, and comparisons are made between poor and non-poor children.

Schooled Out of Poverty

An article written by Debra Viadero about one school’s fight against poverty by improving education.

U.S. Department of Education Title 1 Program

Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended provides financial assistance to local educational agencies and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.

Attendance Works

Attendance Works is a website that breaks down the importance of school attendance and education to combat poverty.