The Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow in Education at the Hoover Institution, Eric Hanushek (pictured), joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss new findings on the widening gaps in educational achievement by socio-economic status. Hanushek and Peterson are co-authors of “Long-Run Trends in the U.S. SES-Achievement Gap,” with Laura M. Talpey and Ludger Woessman.

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This research is an update of a previous study, “The Achievement Gap Fails to Close,” which was featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Education Next.

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Last updated March 9, 2020