Latest Achievement gap in the United States Stories
A gap in reading and math scores still exists in lower grades, with boys continuing to outpace girls in math, and girls ahead of boys in reading, two University of Illinois education professors say.
Along with the excitement and anticipation that come with heading off to college, freshmen often find questions of belonging lurking in the background: Am I going to make friends? Are people going to respect me? Will I fit in?
Writing exercises that reflect upon personal values lead to improvement in minority middle school students' grades and long-term academic performance.
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.
Doing well in school and feeling accepted by your peers are both important challenges during adolescence.
To children, the summer slide means water, garden hoses and slippery plastic sheets.
Students in grades five through eight, particularly those from disadvantaged families, tend to post lower scores once these technologies arrive in their home.
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.
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.
High-school put-downs are such a staple of teen culture that many educators don't take them seriously.
- An armed gangster.