Report: Virginia’s high-poverty schools don’t have same opportunities for students

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Oct 31, 12:00 AM

Report: Virginia's high-poverty schools don't have same opportunities for students

Students in high-poverty schools, or schools where at least 75 percent receive free and reduced-price lunch, have less access to core subjects like math and science, lower levels of state and local funding for instructors, who are less experienced in these schools, according to a report from The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, a research organization based in Richmond that focuses on economics and policy.

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