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Black-White Gap Widens Faster for High Achievers
• Read two new reports on the achievement gap, “Differential Growth in the Black-White Achievement Gap During Elementary School Among Initially High- and Low-Scoring Students,” and “Understanding Trends in the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Importance of Decomposition Methodology,” presented at a recent meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
Lack of School Leadership Seen as a Global Problem
• Read the executive summary on the lack of school leadership published by Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.