Latest Achievement gap in the United States Stories

2010-11-30 07:55:13

A short writing exercise could help college women in physics classes improve their academic performance and reduce some of the well-documented differences between male and female science students.

2010-11-16 18:56:11

Doing well in school and feeling accepted by your peers are both important challenges during adolescence.

2010-07-21 23:00:27

To children, the summer slide means water, garden hoses and slippery plastic sheets.

2010-06-20 08:10:00

Students in grades five through eight, particularly those from disadvantaged families, tend to post lower scores once these technologies arrive in their home.

2009-10-20 14:23:28

Exposure to lead in early childhood significantly contributes to lower performances on end-of-grade (EOG) reading tests among minority and low-income children, according to researchers at Duke University and North Carolina Central University.

2009-10-06 11:01:49

The latest research from the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management explores the wide disparities in advanced high school course-taking (such as Advanced Placement courses) among race, poverty, and gender groups in Florida.

2009-09-01 09:10:00

High-school put-downs are such a staple of teen culture that many educators don't take them seriously.

2009-08-10 11:30:23

A new study examining the interactions of black and white high-achieving students in elite, private high schools reveals how today's millennial generation is negotiating race, identity and academic success.

2009-06-17 08:30:00

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City students in elementary and middle school have made significant gains at every grade level on the State's annual math test, substantially narrowing the achievement gap with students in the rest of the state.

2009-06-04 09:00:00

Report identifies 'expectations gap' and the need for more support at home as major factors in the rising tide of high school dropouts WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With nearly one-third of all U.S.

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