Education equity

Education equity

Jun 5, 2015 | Report/Brief | CLASP

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.

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Feb 20, 2015 | Report/Brief | CLASP

With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a far greater number of jobs require a postsecondary credential. However, many African American young people graduate unprepared for the rigors of college.