The Gap Between Wealthy And Poor Community

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Living in America, it is easily noticeable to tell the difference between a wealthy and poor community. Income inequity is in a variety of issues and topics between rich and poor. It is the extent to how income is distributed unevenly among the population that keeps on increasing the gap between the rich and poor. Income inequity creates a problem to where low-income high schools are not receiving the same benefits or resources as high-income high schools. The differences between these two, is from the location in which the schools are located. Income inequity brings a conflict and a solution to where low-income high schools can start moving forward to receiving the same benefits or resources as high income high schools, is to have the government provide more funding of resources to the low income schools, and to have donations from the well-off schools. High school is the most important part of a teenager’s life where it educates the students about different subjects and has them understand why education is a huge factor in living. The problem that takes place with low-income high schools that was stated in the article “How Poverty Affects Behavior and Academic Performance” by Eric Jensen is that:
Students require healthy learning and exploration for optimal brain development [and in] impoverished families, there tends to be a higher prevalence of such adverse factors as teen motherhood, depression, and inadequate health care, all of which lead to decreased sensitivity
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