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From Child Trends: Achievement, Attainment Gaps and Educational Opportunity

  • 1.  From Child Trends: Achievement, Attainment Gaps and Educational Opportunity

    Posted 20 days ago

    To address achievement and attainment gaps, we need a better understanding of educational opportunity

    By Renee Ryberg and Natalie Nielsen

    "Educators, policymakers, parents, and the public frequently rate schools on students' educational achievement and attainment. However, such information presents an incomplete picture of the school experience if students' access to educational resources and opportunities is not considered. To improve educational equity, education officials and school communities need better information about the inputs of educational opportunity and the outcomes of educational achievement and attainment. And although it can be difficult to reduce gaps in achievement and attainment, education officials often have policy options to reduce disparities in opportunity..."

    Read the entire post here: https://mailchi.mp/43765ad0c93b/to-address-achievement-and-attainment-gaps-we-need-a-better-understanding-of-educational-opportunity?e=72859896d1



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    Tonya Satchell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Education IDEALS Institute
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