The Black-White Achievement Gap: When Progress Stopped

Author(s):
Barton, Paul E.; Coley, Richard J.
Publication Year:
2010
Report Number:
PIC-BWGAP
Source:
Document Type:
Subject/Key Words:
academic acheievement Black-White achievement gap socieoeconomic status race NAEP

Abstract

The report traces the Black-White educational achievement and attainment gaps back to the early 20th century and presents a variety of data in an effort to understand why the gaps stopped closing over the last several decades. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $15.00.

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