When education leaders look for "other indicators" of school quality, a national panel argues tracking equity could provide a clearer picture for school improvement.
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June 18, 2019
June 10, 2019
A new analysis questions landmark studies on summer learning loss and its effects on school achievement gaps.
May 22, 2019
Students from poor families are more likely than wealthier students to opt for a short-term degree, delay college, or leave without a diploma, federal statistics show.
May 15, 2019
Money Over Shakespeare: Study Shows How Childhood Socioeconomic Status Determines Wealth in Adulthood
Affluent children with low test scores have a 71 percent chance of becoming affluent adults, the study finds, while high-scoring poor children have just a 31 percent of chance of growing up to attain wealth.
April 16, 2019
The school funding group EdBuild finds neighborhood attempts to secede popping up in more school districts, with racial and economic isolation increasing in their wake.
April 10, 2019
A study finds that the achievement gap between the most and least wealthy students barely budged and scholars met last week to hash out some reasons why.
March 22, 2019
Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist, died earlier this week at age 58. While perhaps best known for his study of minimum wages, Krueger also provided critical empirical research on fundamental and often hotly-debated questions about class sizes, school choice, educational attainment, and resources in schools.
March 01, 2019
A new report provides the clearest picture to date of how many homeless students are graduating in each state.
December 21, 2018
Young people's educational trajectory has become less tied to how far their parents went in school, according to a new study, but students in the South have not seen as much progress in educational mobility.
October 26, 2018
A long-running study of 377,000 students suggests that students at socioeconomically advantaged high schools tend to complete more schooling and earn higher incomes years later than those who chose academically selective schools.