NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20200
Since 20190
Since 2016 (last 5 years)0
Since 2011 (last 10 years)1
Since 2001 (last 20 years)1
Author
Wallenstein, Roger1
Publication Type
Journal Articles1
Opinion Papers1
Education Level
Elementary Education1
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing one result Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wallenstein, Roger – Schools: Studies in Education, 2012
The focus of the achievement gap seems to be less about racial and ethnic distinctions and more about disparities in socioeconomic status. Students from affluent and secure backgrounds have a running head start on students mired in poverty. Few young people in the United States live in more challenging conditions than the children of the eastern…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Standardized Tests, Elementary School Students