Why California's School Accountability Laws No Longer Work
Changes to the state's evaluation system for schools has thrown the state's school accountability system into flux.
Non-White School Districts Get $23 Billion Less Funding Than White Ones
A new report finds that funding gaps between white and non-white districts persist across all poverty levels.
Inside the Program That Is Changing the Way Diversifying Schools Promote Success
Georgia's Fulton County is among a number of suburban districts turning to national non-profit AVID to shrink achievement gaps and get students of color ready for college.
Teachers' Beliefs About the Nature of Intelligence Affect Minority Students' STEM Grades
A more subtle form of prejudice than racism proves deeply problematic.
Minding the Discipline Gap in Education
There is more than an achievement gap between white and black Americans in our education system; there is a discipline gap too. African-American students without disabilities are more than three times as likely to be expelled or suspended as their white peers.
What If Education Reform Got It All Wrong in the First Place?
That’s the conclusion of a growing number of researchers who argue that 30 years of test scores have not measured a decline in public schools, but are rather a metric of the country’s child poverty and the broadening divide of income inequality.