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ACT achievement gap (poverty) worse than feared

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?

Too much TV linked to lower school readiness

Does TV watching and other screen time affect low-income students differently from their more affluent peers? Research shows it does.

Fathers should communicate warmth, acceptance

A father who shows interest in a son's or daughter's school life can have a positive influence on how well that child does in school.

Low-income brainpower goes up where rents go down

A Hopkins study shows that low-income families who spend less on rent tend to spend more on child-enrichment activities.