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Author(s):Weiss, S
Title:The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Organization:Education Commission of the States
Short Description:This document provides summaries of the latest research on the causes, dimensions and effects of the achievement gap or the racial disparities in the education system, along with links to other sources of information.
Annotation:This document provides summaries of the latest research on the causes, dimensions and effects of the achievement gap or the racial disparities in the education system, along with links to other sources of information. Moreover, this issue of The Progress of Education Reform examines the lagging achievement of disadvantaged students, which remains a critical problem in the U.S.
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Achievement Gap
African Americans
College Access
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness

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