The finding comes from the Civil Rights Data Collection, a comprehensive look at academic and disciplinary practices in schools nationwide.
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October 15, 2020
October 07, 2020
Nationwide, 12 percent of white students take dual-credit courses in high school, compared to only 8 percent of Hispanic students and 7 percent of Black students, according to a new report by the Aspen Institute and Columbia University's Community College Research Center.
July 10, 2020
More than half of students consistently experience summer learning loss throughout their primary grades, finds a national study, with compounding summer deficits leaching away nearly 40 percent of students' yearly progress.
June 11, 2020
Teachers cover significantly less algebra or advanced content in algebra classes in schools with mostly black students than schools with mostly white or Latino students.
June 03, 2020
The way education media and policymakers frame education debates can have longer-term effects on how the public thinks about students, and which policies they are likely to support to improve students' learning.
December 13, 2019
Racial and gender stereotypes may color teachers' perceptions of students' math abilities, even when they rate students' performance equally, finds a new study in the journal Educational Researcher.
September 24, 2019
More than 1 in 4 black and Native American students live in deeply impoverished communities, finds a new analysis by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, adding stress to schools serving them.
July 12, 2019
Being suspended from school can be a "turning point" for students, significantly increasing the odds that they will commit crimes as adults, according to a study in the journal Justice Quarterly.
June 18, 2019
When education leaders look for "other indicators" of school quality, a national panel argues tracking equity could provide a clearer picture for school improvement.
June 10, 2019
A new analysis questions landmark studies on summer learning loss and its effects on school achievement gaps.