The reason gap-closing matters is because social mobility matters, particularly in a society that prizes itself on being a land of opportunity. But raising all boats matters, too.
Why is such short shrift given to the role athletics can play when it comes to supporting academic success and forging character?
Harvard-Stanford study finds opportunity gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students equivalent to three to four years of learning
Security technologies in schools correlated with increased student fear and mistrust of educators
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.
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.”