Katherine Michelmore
MAXWELL SCHOOL OF CITIZENSHIP AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY. Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs.

Income Differences in Education: the Gap Within the Gap

April 20, 2017

The Issue:

Students from poor families tend to score much lower on academic tests than their better-off peers. The achievement gap has grown over time: it is wider today than it was 25 years ago. This is particularly worrisome because test scores are early indications of whether a child will go on to attend college ...
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