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Educational Studies

EDS375 Education and Poverty

An interdisciplinary exploration of poverty in the U.S. - its causes, consequences, and relationship to schooling. Emphasis on how poverty affects particular groups of people - mothers and children, migrant farmworkers and other low-wage workers, people in rural areas, people of color, and students. Also, consideration of the public discourse on proverty and how it shapes thought about social and educational reform.

Credits

  • 3

Attributes

  • Liberal Arts

Restrictions

  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

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