Does Raising the Bar Level the Playing Field?

  title={Does Raising the Bar Level the Playing Field?},
  author={Thurston Domina and Joshua Saldana},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  pages={685 - 708}
Over the past three decades, American high school students’ course taking has rapidly intensified. Between 1982 and 2004, for example, the proportion of high school graduates who earned credit in precalculus or calculus more than tripled. In this article, the authors investigate the consequences of mathematics curricular intensification for social stratification in American high schools. Using representative data from U.S. high school graduates in 1982, 1992, and 2004, the authors estimate… 

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