Economically Disadvantaged - Definition & Meaning

Economically disadvantaged refers to individuals or families with limited financial resources or living below the poverty line. In education, students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds may face challenges such as lack of access to educational resources, healthcare, and stable housing.
Schools often identify economically disadvantaged students to allocate resources and services that mitigate the impact of socioeconomic barriers.
Programs like free or reduced-price meals, academic support, and counseling are designed to address the unique needs of these students and promote equitable educational opportunities.

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