achievement gap

“Canyon Dreams”

How one Navajo Nation high school is trying to help students see a future that includes college

In a new book on "rez ball," columnist Michael Powell explores the lives of Navajo high schoolers on and off the court

math and reading scores

As Republicans stress political fiction over facts, students’ math and reading scores fall

GOP remedy for the decline? More of the policies that may have prompted it 

U.S. education achievement slides backwards

Substantial decrease in reading scores among the nation's eighth graders

Elizabeth Warren shows she understands education in ways charter advocates did not

Linking housing and education gets at the root of the problem in our education system

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racial segregation

An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that poverty is the biggest hurdle

A Stanford study finds that racial segregation matters because black and Hispanic students are concentrated in high poverty schools

College dreams often melt away in summer months. ‘Near-peer’ counseling is helping keep them alive.

Eight years in, a program that helps low-income students stay on track to college is spreading — and showing results

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