One program attempts to break the cycle of poverty for poor and homeless Philadelphians by offering them housing and a path to education.
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I am a teacher and I find that lack of funding, class sizes, and dealing with students' behavior with no support are the biggest problems. I have no idea where our so called funding is going since I am spending hundreds of dollars on school supplies/materials for my students. I have 45 6th graders in my class from 8 to 3:30. 45 is too many! I don't feel like I am a teacher, more like a baby sitter because 80 percent of the time I am dealing with kids talking when I am teaching, bullying, and various other behaviors. When I do something about it, nothing gets done. Parents don't care neither do the admin, so of course the kids don't care. I regret being a teacher and am glad that this is my last year teaching.
This was meant for the previous article, not this one. My apologies.
Exactly Kelly , well said.
i really like the idea of using education as a mean of breaking the cycle of poverty, seriously this policy can be used to break the level of poverty in africa. so i would recommend to you and your crew to try and expand the cycle to cover africa. and also i think it well be better if more attention is paid on women because if you educate one man you educate just a single person but if you educate a woman then you educate an entire family thank you.
This is a great philantrophic crusade... May God Bless You, Your Staff, and all of your Supporters...
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