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Community Development

Community Investments Vol 24, Issue 1
The Widening Academic Achievement Gap between the Rich and the Poor

Author(s): By Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Summer 2012

Community Investments

As the income gap between high- and low-income families has widened, has the achievement gap between children in high- and low-income families also widened? The answer, in brief, is yes.

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