Good intentions for desegregation don't have the same impact as legal requirements, even when the federal government tries to support districts' diversity plans, a new series of reports shows.
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In Madison, Wis., researchers have found that simple writing exercises helped reduce the achievement gaps in the middle schools where they were most problematic.
April 24, 2014
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April 18, 2014
A book by two scholars examines the impact of the "prison boom" on children, and shows the disproportionate effects parental imprisonment has had on black youngsters.
April 07, 2014
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July 29, 2009
A research review says teachers can take three specific steps to help minority students overcome feeling at risk of confirming to negative stereotypes.