Tag Archives: equity; University of Southern Maine; school poverty and student achievement; school boards; superintendents; low income students and schools

Take Two Schools: Add Students of Poverty to One and Middle Class Kids to the Other. Different Results? Usually … but not always.

The University of Southern Maine has just published a study that documents the strong connection between school poverty and student achievement in Maine. Most interesting about the study is not the announcement (which is hardly news to most of us) that schools with a large proportion of low-income students have fewer high-achieving students than schools […]