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Smoky Hill Education Service Center

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Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World

“Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting’-By World” is for anyone who has spent any portion of their life struggling financially to get by in the world. For some, the idea of actually getting ahead might seem out of . . .

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Bridges Out of Poverty

Those who did not grow up in poverty may be unaware of the “hidden rules” that govern life for those in poverty. Often individuals are in survival mode. Support systems that are often taken for granted in the middle class . . .

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A Framework for Understanding Poverty

Students in poverty often face challenges not truly understood to those in middle class or wealth. These challenges bring out a survival mentality and turn attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else. . . .

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