Category Archives: Poverty

The Neighborhood Poverty Effect

It turns out that in some neighborhoods, people believe it’s kind of a no man’s land. They don’t trust their neighbors at all. The Latino population is headed straight to the underclass in a very real and powerful way. Over … Continue reading

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Local Democracy, Rural Community, and Participatory School Governance

Read This article considers the indigenization of democracy by conceptualizing participatory deliberative decision-making practice as a tool to strengthen the functioning of local schools and to enhance democratic responsiveness within communities. Drawing on case-studies of bottom-up approaches to school governance, … Continue reading


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