Filed under Poverty and Social Problems

The Ghetto Effect

My part-time job in graduate school was taking care of the rat room. I made sure they had water, food, and clean cages. It was a bleak room in a Quonset hut in Stockton, CA. University of the Pacific. I lived in an apartment across the street from campus, an easy walk or bike ride. … Continue reading »

Address Poverty to Improve Education

I ran across this article as i was updating the footnotes for my book The Power of Teams,which will be available by the end of the year. David Berliner’s ideas here aligned with my experience working in a city with a 25% poverty rate. I am glad to introduce you to his ideas. To transform … Continue reading »