Blad, E. (2016, November 1). Positive school climates may help narrow achievement gaps, analysis finds. Retrieved January 17, 2017, from Education Week

Schools where students feel safe, engaged and connected to their teachers are also schools that have narrower achievement gaps between low-income children and their wealthier peers. A research analysis found correlations between improved school climates and narrower achievement gaps between students in different socio-economic groups.

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