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The Black-White Achievement Gap: When Progress Stopped SES NAEP

Author(s):
Barton, Paul E.; Coley, Richard J.
Publication Year:
2010
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
40
Subject/Key Words:
Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Race, Socioeconomic Status (SES), National Assessment of Educational Progress (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.

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