How America’s Public Schools Keep Kids in Poverty

How America's Public Schools Keep Kids in Poverty

A TED Talk, featuring Kandice Sumner, who asks why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? Points out that schools in low-income neighborhoods across the US, specifically in communities of color, lack resources that are standard at wealthier schools — things like musical instruments, new books, healthy school lunches and soccer fields — and this has a real impact on the potential of students. Watch now.