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.
New research explains why Black and low-income students lag behind more affluent White peers in science. The researchers recommend early exposure to science.
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 study presents a new comparative tool to evaluate national progress toward closing the socioeconomic achievement gap. It finds that most states are missing the mark, but also many successful cases.
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…