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Latest Achievement gap in the United States Stories

2013-04-23 22:24:21

Even within the same school, lower-achieving students often are taught by less-experienced teachers, as well as by teachers who received their degrees from less-competitive colleges.

2013-04-16 15:38:33

An innovative program that supports parents and teachers of public school pre-kindergarten students improves early academic achievement.

2013-03-26 23:19:45

Jackie and Gilbert Cisneros Foundation Helps Prepare Kids for College by Investing in MIND Research Institute’s Math Program Buena Park, Calif.

2013-01-25 10:03:22

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.

Study Examines Why Girls Do Better Than Boys In School
2013-01-03 11:53:48

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.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.