The achievement gap in education refers to the different levels of academic performance of students from a variety of racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds. The lack of access to high-quality education in a child's early years has a deep and enduring impact on development and academic achievement.
NEW — A series of issue briefs to help colleges and universities respond to the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of Texas is now available. Learn more about Strengthening Campus Diversity Planning.
ETS is deeply committed to closing the achievement gap through rigorous research that supports action, practical tools for real-life solutions, and the sharing of ideas, strategies and resources. Read more >