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Income Inequality Goes to School

Feb 24, 2012
Countering the efforts of educational reformers -- including President Obama and his Race to the Top crew -- to blame teachers for student failures, researchers are finding that the growing gap between the affluent and the poor is the real villain.The harm done by an economic system increasingly tilted toward the rich is much more than a pocketbook issue.