An analysis shows low-income students at public four-year colleges and universities have benefited more from institutional financial aid than their wealthier peers over the past
Best Practice: Poverty Data Sources
Diament, M. (2019, April 25). Wide Disparities Found In Special Ed Enrollment. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
The US Government Accountability Office reports that the number of students who receive services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act varies widely in different
Anderson, A., & Fisher, J. (2019, April 24). Extracurriculars Are More Than Nice-to-Have: They’re Essential – EdSurge News. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
Students from low-income families are three times less likely to be engaged in after-school activities — causing an extracurricular gap among students — writes Amy
Burnette, D. (2019, April 17). Does Moving to a Brand New School Building Improve Student Learning? Retrieved April 24, 2019.
Moving from shabby, overcrowded school buildings to newly constructed facilities can improve outcomes for students, according to researchers at the California Policy Lab at UCLA
St. George, D. (2019, April 19). Maryland school system rolls out report cards showing disparity in achievement. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
A Maryland school district recently released an online “equity accountability report card” aimed at highlighting disparity in achievement among students along racial and socioeconomic lines.
Dyson, T. (2019, April 08). Kids in poorer neighborhoods likely to be less healthy, worse educated. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
A study in Nature Human Behavior found that children who grew up in poor neighborhoods had a higher risk of performing poorly in school, having
Jacobson, L. (2019, April 02). Family-school ties at center of Tacoma homelessness prevention program. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
A Washington state school district and the area housing authority have a program that provides housing assistance for low-income families, with the goal of decreasing
Hanusheuk, E., Peterson, P., Talpey, L., & Woessmann, L. (2019, Summer). The Achievement Gap Fails to Close: Half century of testing shows persistent divide between haves and have-nots. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
Student achievement gaps have not changed in about 50 years, according to a study by researchers at Stanford and Harvard universities. Researchers say the gap
Berendes, D., Andujar, A., Barrios, L., & Hill, V. (2019, March 08). Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Retrieved March 13, 2019.
CDC researchers found that children from households with annual incomes below $35,000 or who lived below the federal poverty level had a higher risk of
Matthewson, T. (2019, February 14). Data analysis reveals what drives student success. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Trilogy Education Services has collected and analyzed about 3 million data points to arrive at what it says are the keys to student success. One