"This group of very rich people ignored this body of research that shows that the single most powerful factor in education gaps is poverty and not standardized testing.
Did they forget that the United States has the second highest rate of children in poverty of any industrialized country in the world?" ~ Cindy Lutenbacher, ajc . . . READ MORE
Poverty and Test Scores: A Critical Analysis ~ Orlich & Gifford, Phi Delta Kappan 10/20/06
Poverty and Education: Overview
Poverty and Learning Wiki
USAToday: More Than 1 in 5 Kids Live in Poverty