New data from ACT shows a decline in scores on the college entrance exam, especially in math and English, with the fewest number of students
Best Practice: Why Poverty Matters?
Smola, J. (2019, October 20). Study: Kids in poor districts learn just as much. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
Even though disadvantaged students in poorer school districts might earn lower test scores than those in wealthier districts, students in both settings are learning just
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
Terada, Y. (2019, October, 11). Research Zeros In on a Barrier to Reading (Plus, Tips for Teachers). Retrieved October 14, 2019.
Researchers have learned that students will have difficulty understanding text if they are unfamiliar with 59% of terms relating to the topic, indicating that readers
Blad, E. (2017, July 12). Social-Emotional Learning Has Long Lasting Postive Effects on Students, Study Says. Retreived October 14, 2019.
Programs that teach students how to recognize their emotions, solve problems, and form healthy relationships may continue to show positive benefits for students months, or
Samuels, C. A. (2019, October 3). Poverty, Not Race, Fuels the Achievement Gap. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
The racial “achievement gap” in standardized-test scores shouldn’t be considered a racial gap at all, a new study argues. Instead, it’s more accurate to call
Zimmerman, A. (2019, October 8). To boost literacy, this Queens school is training support staff to teach reading. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
Paraprofessionals at P.S. 111 in Long Island City, N.Y., are being trained to teach reading as part of the school’s efforts to increase literacy rates.
Annie E. Casey Foundation. (2019, September 24). Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
In this snapshot on concentrated poverty, you’ll learn which child populations are most likely to live in concentrated poverty, where to learn more about supporting
Barshay, J. (2019, September 30). How you talk to your child might make them smarter. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
New research dissects the explanations that parents and teachers give young kids
Annie E. Casey Foundation. (2019, September 24). Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out