The study that yielded this stat followed two groups of disadvantaged Michigan children from toddlerhood to age 40.
He even suggested that these disadvantaged kids “sweep the floor of the cafeteria” as payment for their meals.
Meanwhile, we know that disadvantaged students of color end up being over-represented in the prison-industrial complex.
1610s, past participle adjective from disadvantage (v.). Of races or classes deprived of opportunities for advancement, from 1902, a word popularized by sociologists. As a noun, shorthand for disadvantaged persons, it is attested by 1939.