Latest Achievement gap in the United States Stories
Minority college students who major in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – earn at least 25 percent more than their peers who study humanities or education.
Closing the academic gaps in performance among students from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for schools and a mandate from the government.
While theories about race, gender, and math ability among high school students have long been debated, a recent study found that math teachers are in fact, unjustifiably biased toward their white male students.
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