Course, Counselor, and Teacher Gaps: Addressing the College Readiness Challenge in High-Poverty High Schools

This report analyzes data on 2.8 million students from the 100 largest school districts nationwide. It finds startling disparities between the educational experiences at high-poverty schools and higher-income schools.  Students at high-poverty schools are far less likely to have access to experienced teachers, school counselors, college preparation and high-level math courses.