low-income http://wrkf.org en Lessons From High-Achieving Low-Income Schools http://wrkf.org/post/lessons-high-achieving-low-income-schools Why do some low-income schools succeed where others fail? That&#8217;s one of the questions that authors <strong>Sonia Caus Gleason</strong> and Nancy Gerzon set out to answer in their book, &#8220;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Growing-Into-Equity-Personalization-High-Achieving/dp/1452287651/?tag=wburorg-20" target="_blank">Growing Into Equity: Professional Learning and Personalization in High-Achieving Schools</a>&#8221;<p>The education experts focused in on Title I schools, which receive federal funding to close the achievement gap in low-income areas. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:43:39 +0000 editor 23680 at http://wrkf.org Louisiana's High Poverty Rate Persists http://wrkf.org/post/louisianas-high-poverty-rate-persists <p class="BodyCopy">The latest American Community Survey from the US Census Bureau was released Thursday. The stats reveal the percentage of individuals in Louisiana living in poverty rose from 18.7 percent to 20.1 percent between 2010 and 2011. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2130 at http://wrkf.org