Race, Family Income, and Test Scores: A New Study | from Diane Ravitch’s blog

The New York Times features a new study of the intersection of race, family income, and test scores by Sean Reardon, Demetra Kalogrides, and Kenneth Shores.

It shows beyond doubt that family income and test scores are tightly correlated.

A chart of educational attainment in school districts, arrayed by family income, shows that: “Sixth graders in the richest school districts are four grade levels ahead of children in the poorest districts.”

That is a huge test score gap.

Read more here: Race, Family Income, and Test Scores: A New Study | Diane Ravitch’s blog

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