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The Widening Income Achievement Gap.

  title={The Widening Income Achievement Gap.},
  author={Sean F. Reardon},
  journal={Educational Leadership},
  • Sean F. Reardon
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • Psychology, Education
  • Educational Leadership
Historically, low-income students as a group have performed less well than high-income students on most measures of academic success—including standardized test scores, grades, high school completion rates, and college enrollment and completion rates. Countless studies have documented these disparities and investigated the many underlying reasons for them. But no research had systematically investigated whether these incomerelated achievement gaps have narrowed or widened over time. 

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