Closing the achievement gap | IN 60 SECONDS

ARTICLE — The socioeconomic achievement gap hasn’t budged in half a century. Now what? https://bit.ly/2sJzxyY

Better schooling has long been thought to be the solution to closing the achievement gap between wealthy and low-income students, but what if the problem stems much earlier than that? AEI’s Katharine B. Stevens explains how early childhood environments play a significant role in future achievements.

ARTICLE — The importance of early childhood education: A conversation with Katharine B. Stevens https://bit.ly/2DNhFoU

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