Differences in parental income can contribute to hidden disparities that are easy for schools to overlook but hard for poor families to overcome, according to data gathered by the Education Week Research Center.
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May 13, 2017
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April 19, 2017
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April 13, 2017
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Four hundred New York City teachers got free tickets to see the musical "Hamilton," and received training on how to bring the show's lessons into their schools.