An Education Week Analysis
It’s no secret that many students of color, low-income students, and students with disabilities often lag behind their classmates in school. The mechanisms and circumstances that create or widen the divides between academic haves and have nots can be harder to see. This six-month series, conducted in collaboration with the Education Week Research Center, highlights some of the unseen disparities that contribute to achievement gaps among students across the nation.
An Education Week analysis of three neighboring Wis. districts shows how private dollars help shape differences in public schools.
Parents who earn $75,000 a year are more apt to volunteer in school, attend school meetings, or move to a better school, EdWeek’s analysis finds.
An Education Week Research Center analysis finds that 1 out of 100 special education students was physically restrained or placed in seclusion from classmates in 2013-14.
Federal law now requires schools to keep better track of three groups that move often—military, foster-care, and homeless students.
Vol. 36, Issue 25