Poverty Effects Children Learning

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Thesis It is shown that children who grow up in poverty compared to those in better financially stable homes are less likely to succeed throughout their educational careers. Our nation has proposed a solution to this problem. The Head Start and Early Head Start program, these programs will help those young children growing up in poverty who need the educational help. Early educational outreach programs that provide the finest quality education and care have the potential to close the gap between deprived and middle-class children. Poverty not only has an effect on the children but teaching them also. This paper will examine all of the effects of Head Start and Early Head Start and how to prepare children for school. Also, it shows evidence from research to improve school readiness of children in poverty. Poverty Affecting Child Education Poverty is a very well-known issue in the United States; this issue affects people of all ages. There are many issues with poverty in early childhood education. There are many factors that make young children vulnerable to the effects of poverty. It can affect everything around them in their life – social life, relationships, physical development, and their sense of themselves. Their relationships with family members can be the most vulnerable to all the stress going on in a child’s life. Poverty can take an enormous toll on a child’s development. When children are poverty-stricken it can limit their ability and resources needed for them to reach their full potential in and outside of the classroom (Phillips and Adams, 9). It is very important to provide children with the needs necessary to gain the educational skills that are mandatory for their age group in school. Even children who aren’t even considered poor are being deprived of these needs; this is why it is essential to offer children with an outreach program that
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