Racism and discrimination, whatever euphemism we decide to call it, will never disappear from America, opines one student.
ACT data from the graduating class of 2016 show a wide achievement gap between white/Asian students and those from low-income familes. Anybody care?
Reported gender gaps in reading ability may be a reflection of tests that measure reading ability, incl. multiple-choice and essay questions.
New research from Vanderbilt shows that preschool math skills support 1st-grade math skills, which in turn support fifth-grade math knowledge.
Learning about statistics is important in a world filled with questionable media accounts of trends. Statistics with real data is even better.
We ask (and look to research seeking answers) whether Gov Larry Hogan’s order for Md. schools to start after Labor Day will hurt students academically.
We should stop assuming high school graduation needs to be tied to college-readiness since, among other problems, the term can’t actually be defined.
Inequity is promoted, not reduced, when school accountability results label schools as failing: voters turn out in White districts, not in Black.
A useless study, promoted by the Washington Post, says rich kids have access to better math curricula than poor kids.
Chronic absenteeism starts young, and when it does, it blossoms into bigger problems, especially for minorities and poor students.