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Jackie and Gilbert Cisneros Foundation Helps Prepare Kids for College by Investing in MIND Research Institute’s Math Program Buena Park, Calif.
African-American and Hispanic students may be less likely than non-Hispanic white students to hold a job during the school year, but when they do, they tend to work somewhat longer hours and seem less likely to see their grades suffer than non-Hispanic white students with jobs.
Researchers look into one possible aspect of the emergence of women: why young girls earn better grades in elementary school than their male counterparts despite performing worse on standardized tests.
While most children are looking forward to getting gifts during the upcoming holiday season, it is worth noting that one in five children live in poverty.
Children who are homeless or move frequently have chronically lower math and reading skills than other low-income students who don't move as much.
The way legislators, experts and other opinion leaders discuss the role of parents and schools in reducing educational inequalities has changed dramatically since the Elementary and Secondary Education Act first passed in 1965.
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