The crisis of the disadvantaged child

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The crisis of the disadvantaged child

  1. 1. Poverty Research, IQ, and Muppet Diplomacy in the 1960s The Crisis of the “Disadvantaged Child” Paul Jackson | Dartmouth College | paul.s.b.jackson@dartmouth.edu
  2. 2. “disadvantaged child” Sesame Street
  3. 3. War on Poverty creates the preschool program HeadStart
  4. 4. The educational psychologist Arthur Jensen fails Head Start.
  5. 5. Charter Schools versus Teachers Unions audit culture = ‘only that which is measurable is important’ (Apple 2005)
  6. 6. intelligence testing on the US border
  7. 7. Little Children Big Challenges: Incarceration.
  8. 8. Jesse Jackson recited "I Am Somebody" on Sesame Street in 1971 (I recommend watching this on YouTube.) Thanks for watching! Paul Jackson | Dartmouth College | paul.s.b.jackson@dartmouth.edu

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