Poverty & High School Dropouts in Virginia

Over 35% VA households are over burdened by the cost of housing. Granby High School teacher Cabrillya Crumm is seeing that poverty is forcing her students to drop out of High School to work full time and help cover family expenses.

The school performance of children living in poverty is affected by so much by factors outside the classroom. Cabrillya speaks about trying to support her students but feeling like she needs a lot of help counseling students.


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