More than half of black and Latino students attend high- or middle-income schools, and they tend to achieve better than their peers in high-poverty schools, but still below their white peers. School culture may help close the gap, a new report suggests.
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July 16, 2018
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June 25, 2018
Matthew Soldner will step in as commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
June 13, 2018
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June 07, 2018
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May 24, 2018
A new report documents the impact from a 2013 round of school closings in Chicago that shuttered 49 schools.
May 22, 2018
A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics shows how access to summer activities differs for students based on their socioeconomic status.
May 14, 2018
A new study shows just how thin the course offerings can be at some schools serving mostly students of color in comparison to the curricula at nearby, white-majority schools.
April 29, 2018
Going forward, here are some of the issues researchers and education advocates will be exploring, as well as some of the problems cropping up in the recently released 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection.