“SHE TOLD HIM SHE HADN’T BEEN SENDING HER SON TO SCHOOL BECAUSE HE HAD NO SHOES…”

David Kopperud was acting principal at a West Sacramento, Calif., elementary school when one of his first-graders stopped showing up. The child was so chronically absent that Kopperud went to see the child’s mother. What he learned has stayed with him since. She told him that she hadn’t been sending her son to school because he had no shoes…
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The Poverty Gap

Schools grapple with a growing population of poor children

by JON MARCUS

Harvard Graduate School of Education

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