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Differential Access to Challenging Work

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According to a survey of almost 4,000 high school students conducted by researchers at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, even among students with college-educated parents, black and Hispanic students participate in honors and Advanced Placement courses in far lower proportions than do Asian and white students, according to a survey of almost 4,000 high school students conducted by researchers at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York.

SOURCE: Michelle Fine, Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Opportunity Gap Project, 2003

Vol. 22, Issue 32, Page 15

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