achievement gap

Supporters of no-zero grading argue that it keeps failing students engaged. Opponents contend that it makes students less accountable.

Girls outscored boys on the first national tech literacy exam. Less surprising to administrators was the racial and socioeconomic achievement gap.

Oakland school district offers manhood courses to male Black students. Early results show promise in closing the achievement gap and increasing the graduation rate.

Two new reports say that tracking has significant benefits for gifted Black and Hispanic students. But opponents of separating gifted students say it harms those in regular classes.

Many have noted that there is an obvious lack of quality programming that caters to women of color. Interactive One, the parent company of NewsOne.com, is…

Via:  www.newsone.com // From CBSNews.com: (CBS) President Obama delivered the commencement address today at Virginia’s Hampton University – his first as president to a predominantly African-American school. Fifty-five percent of African-American high school seniors go on to college these days, compared to 45 percent in 1970. But graduation day is another story, as CBS News […]