Children of poverty will come to school ready to learn

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1. Community Resources

1.1. Higher Education Assistance

1.1.1. The U.S Department of Education administers the FASFA and offers six grants to low income families.

1.2. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

1.2.1. Federal funds provided to states to help families pay for annual assistance and emergency assistance.

1.3. SNAP (food stamps)

1.4. Child's Health Insurance Program (CHIP

1.4.1. CHIP offers low cost medical and dental care to uninsured kids up to 19 years of age whose family income is above Medicaid's limit

1.5. Community centers

1.6. McKinney-Vento Act

1.7. Public library offers their educational resources

2. Challenges

2.1. Smaller vocabulary

2.2. Unmotivated

2.3. Cognitive problems

2.4. Nutrition

2.4.1. Poor nutrition makes it harder for these children to listen, concentrate, and learn.

2.5. Lack of hope

2.5.1. These children might have more of a fixed mind-set than a growth mind-set.

2.6. Relationships with their family

2.6.1. Lives with grandparents

2.6.2. Single Parent homelife

3. School Resources

3.1. Before and after school programs

3.2. Access to the internet (computers, internet)

3.3. School counselors

3.4. Safe space

3.5. Free lunch programs

3.6. Transportation (school bus)

3.7. Tutors

3.8. Clubs and Sports