Top academics isn't enough to get you into a top school if you are poor.
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January 11, 2016
November 04, 2015
Low-achieving students of color may be overrated by teachers, while top-performing minority students are given short shrift.
July 31, 2015
More high-poverty schools are offering the advanced high school diploma, but poor students are still less likely to participate.
June 22, 2015
A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.
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 09, 2015
The biggest divide between poor and wealthy students is one of community connection, argues Harvard researcher Robert Putnam in a new book.
February 09, 2015
The debate over differentiating instruction just keeps going.
July 23, 2014
Studies of the effects of "double dose" classes rarely take into account students' lost opportunity for electives.
May 14, 2014
U.S.-style, subject-by-subject tracking is nearly as inequitable as old-fashioned vocational/academic streaming, an analysis of international high school math achievement finds.
March 21, 2014
A research brief highlights pros and cons of tracking and detracking 9th grade algebra classes in Chicago schools but the results are difficult to interpret without first understanding the different levels of support provided to those affected by both types of reforms.