Top academics isn't enough to get you into a top school if you are poor.
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January 11, 2016
January 04, 2016
From Robert Putnam's troubling look at children in poverty to promising supports from City Year, to the effects of Google on learning, here are the research stories that caught your eye in 2015.
November 04, 2015
Low-achieving students of color may be overrated by teachers, while top-performing minority students are given short shrift.
June 25, 2015
The National Center for Education Statistics tracks how students who started high school in 2009 have fared in the years since.
June 24, 2015
A new federal guide offers school officials and researchers ways to structure new measures of students' socioeconomic status.
June 22, 2015
A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.
May 28, 2015
Federal data highlights deep disparities in college attainment.
May 18, 2015
All those teachers who collect mobile phones at the beginning of class may be onto something.
April 27, 2015
An initiative aimed at opening up honors classes to a wider range of students is beginning to show some signs of success, according to an evaluation presented at this month's AERA conference.
March 26, 2015
A new analysis peels back common wisdom about why boys may lag girls in reading achievement.