achievement gap

Supporters of no-zero grading argue that it keeps failing students engaged. Opponents contend that it makes students less accountable.

A Seattle high school singled out Black students to sign an agreement to work hard in school. Several Black students got angry and threw the document in the trash.

A study finds that the stress of dealing with racism contributes to the academic achievement gap. Part of the solution is reinforcing positive racial identity.

Girls outscored boys on the first national tech literacy exam. Less surprising to administrators was the racial and socioeconomic achievement gap.

Oakland school district offers manhood courses to male Black students. Early results show promise in closing the achievement gap and increasing the graduation rate.

Two new reports say that tracking has significant benefits for gifted Black and Hispanic students. But opponents of separating gifted students say it harms those in regular classes.

A new study explores why children of color fall into the science achievement gap. Researchers find that the problems begin as early as kindergarten.

What will it take to address the gap between Black and White fourth graders in America who can read at their grade level? Dr. Valerie Rawlston…

Earlier this week Forbes contributor, and also (White American) Gene Marks did the unthinkable, and suddenly became a poor black kid. After reading his article…

Via:  www.newsone.com // From CBSNews.com: (CBS) President Obama delivered the commencement address today at Virginia’s Hampton University – his first as president to a predominantly African-American school. Fifty-five percent of African-American high school seniors go on to college these days, compared to 45 percent in 1970. But graduation day is another story, as CBS News […]