Jacobson, L. (2018, September 25). Only a fraction of students consistently get grade-appropriate assignments. Retrieved January 17, 2019

A study by the nonprofit TNTP has found that less than 20% of school assignments are challenging some students at their appropriate grade levels or preparing them for college. Researchers collected thousands of student assignments and found that students of color and low-income students, among others, were less likely to be given rigorous and challenging work in school.

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