A state department of education official inquired about which states use direct certification to determine low socio-economic status, examples of other possible ways of calculating low SES, and the pros and cons of those alternatives. Our response included information about alternative measures, advantages and disadvantages of free- and reduced-price lunch as a measure of SES, state examples and links to other resources.
PUBLISHED: June 4, 2018
RESOURCE TYPE: State Information Request
EDUCATION LEVEL: K-12