Latest Achievement gap in the United States Stories
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.
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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