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