Ohio, J. S. G. H. M. (2019, October 20). Study: Kids in poor districts learn just as much. Retrieved October 21, 2019.

Students in high-poverty school districts learn as much during the school year as their peers in more affluent districts, according to a nationwide study of 3,000 students by researchers at Ohio State University. Researchers found that achievement gaps may be fueled more by nonacademic barriers — hunger, unstable housing, violence in the home — that some students face outside of school.

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