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New data: Even within the same district some wealthy schools get millions more than poor ones. See more national education news here

New data: Even within the same district some wealthy schools get millions more than poor ones. See more national education news here

| November 10, 2020

We’ve long known about spending disparities from one district to another; new federally mandated data lays bare within-district inequities, too

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National Reading Emergency: Educators Sound the Alarm. See more national education news here

National Reading Emergency: Educators Sound the Alarm. See more national education news here

| November 19, 2019

STUDENTS IN THE U.S. are getting worse at reading, and a dozen education and civil rights organizations sounded the alarm over what they say is a national crisis.

The clarion call comes after the reading scores dropped among fourth-graders in 17 states and eighth-graders in 31 states at the same time that the achievement gap between the highest-performers and the lowest-performers grew.

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