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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

| November 10, 2020
New data: Even within the same district some wealthy schools get millions more than poor ones. See more national education news here

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

| November 19, 2019
National Reading Emergency: Educators Sound the Alarm. See more national education news here

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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