The achievement gap in education: Racial segregation versus segregation by poverty

“In elementary schools, Negroes lag one to three years behind whites, and their segregated schools received substantially less money per student than do the white schools.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, 1967 “[W]hite students score an average of 1.5 to 2 grade levels higher than black students in the average district.” – Reardon, et al., … Continue reading The achievement gap in education: Racial segregation versus segregation by poverty