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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x208 Kandice Sumner: How America's public schools keep kids in poverty
TV-PG

  • 2016-11-01T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? 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. Kandice Sumner sees the disparity every day in her classroom in Boston. In this inspiring talk, she asks us to face facts -- and change them.

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