Child Poverty Affecting Academic Performance

A recent study conducted by the Univeristy of British Columbia found an alarming link between child poverty and poor academic performance.  Such findings further highlight B.C.’s high child poverty rates. Read the full story in The Tyee.

About Centre for Civic Governance

The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.