There’s a strong relationship between a child’s socioeconomic status and his or her academic outcomes, so it stands to reason that improved economic conditions for lots of children should be associated with achievement gains. And indeed, that’s precisely what we saw in the decades before the Great Recession struck. But are those two trends linked?
The Education Gadfly Weekly: A hypothesis: NCLB-era achievement gains stemmed largely from declining child poverty rates
Volume 19, Number 27
Chester E. Finn, Jr. 7.10.2019
Dale Chu 7.10.2019
Jeff Murray 7.10.2019
The Education Gadfly Show: While the Democratic candidates debate the past, the future of education policy is in the hands of the states
Michael J. Petrilli, Adam Tyner, Ph.D., Marc Porter Magee 7.10.2019