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Author(s):Carey, K
Title:The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:Shows the most up-to-date estimates of low-income and minority funding gaps in America, with a further look at how those gaps have grown in some states and have shrunk in others.
Annotation:This report shows the most up-to-date estimates of low-income and minority funding gaps in America, with a further look at how those gaps have grown in some states and have shrunk in others. Basic proven policy reforms for eliminating the funding gaps are outlined.
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Achievement Gap
High School
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives

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