Why do some poor kids thrive?

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Why do some poor kids thrive?

Description

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t and they found this: "kids who found what researchers call an “identity project,” essentially a passion or hobby that helped motivate them, went even further, onto college or decent jobs."

Creator

Alena Semuels

Publisher

The Atlantic Monthly

Date

April 6, 2016

Type

Text

Coverage

Baltimore, Maryland

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Alena Semuels, “Why do some poor kids thrive?,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed January 30, 2023, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/97.