What We’re Watching: Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?

On Tuesday, April 9 at noon, an event surrounding the release of a new study examining whether the achievement gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students has widened, narrowed, or persisted will take place at the Hoover Institution in Washington, D.C.

The Education Exchange: How Declining Birth Rates Could Affect Schools

A decline in birth rates in the U.S. could mean that the school-aged population will spiral downward in the next decade and beyond. Would this be a disaster for schools? Or could there be a silver lining? Mike Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss his new article, “The Baby Bust Goes to School.”

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