Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Achievement for Low-Income Students and Students of Color

This report examines national public school performance trends on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and provides an analysis of achievement patterns and gaps at various performance levels for low-income and higher income students, as well as students of color and white students. This report also presents next steps for tackling achievement gaps including setting meaningful goals for students, raising the bar for all students, utilizing data for signals, and identifying and attending to gaps in achievement.

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The Education Trust
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