Education Trust released reports on the state of education for Latino and African-American students, reflecting progress but ongoing gaps in achievement and opportunity.
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July 09, 2014
July 09, 2014
A new report suggests "dual generation" anti-poverty programs could boost the achievement and prosperity of parents and children alike.
July 06, 2014
A door is opening for us. The pediatricians are ready to help. 62,000 of them belong to this organization that has decided to encourage reading to young children. This is an incredible opportunity not to be missed; increasingly, children need their health care providers and educators to be working together.
July 01, 2014
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.
May 28, 2014
At a daylong symposium in Washington, civil rights leaders, educators, government officials, and program directors gathered to discuss ways to increase equity in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
May 27, 2014
In Madison, Wis., researchers have found that simple writing exercises helped reduce the achievement gaps in the middle schools where they were most problematic.
May 20, 2014
"We can't continue to relegate talent and potential to the sidelines," Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in discussing minority participation in certain classes.
May 15, 2014
Since 2012, the Broad Foundation has honored charter school systems in urban areas that are making big gains in student achievement.
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.
April 29, 2014
For students to pursue and thrive in STEM fields, experts suggest mentors can provide connection and motivation.