Preparing Teachers for an Unfortunate Reality: Impoverished Students
How can we modify education programs to make sure that our teachers look beyond simple stereotypes about the perceived deficits of poor students?
Eric Ruiz Bybee is a doctoral candidate in cultural studies in education at the University of Texas-Austin. He formerly taught bilingual special education students as a New York City public school teacher. Jennifer Keys Adair, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of early childhood education at the University of Texas-Austin, a young scholar fellow with the Foundation for Child Development, and a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project.