Eagle editorial on effect of poverty on schools and importance of at-risk funding

This is part of why we walked to Topeka: “Atha stressed the importance of at-risk funding, which is based on family income, to addressing the special problems of poor students. ‘If in the future this funding were to be cut or eliminated, it would prove to be catastrophic,’ he said, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Kansans can hope such reports from the front lines of K-12 schools are instructive for GOP state lawmakers, many of whom are inexplicably seeking to equalize school district funding by cutting it.”

Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2014/03/30/3373606/eagle-editorial-poverty-affecting.html#storylink=cpy

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