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Solutions To Close The YouTube Value Gap

Here Jason Peterson offers up recommendations on how copyright owners and platforms supported through advertising can come together in a common goal closing the market gap and achieving market equilibrium. ________________________ Guest post by Jason Peterson, Chairman – GoDigital Media Group, CEO Cinq Music, CEO VidaPrimo Summary: Advertising supported platforms...

Education inequalities at the school starting gate: Gaps, trends, and strategies to address them

As economic inequities in the United States endure and, in some instances, grow, and the large achievement gaps they help drive persist, calls for policy strategies to address these gaps increase as well. It is increasingly apparent that performance gaps take root in the earliest years of children’s lives and do not vanish. Show More Summary

Reducing and averting achievement gaps: Key findings from the report ‘Education inequalities at the school starting gate’ and comprehensive strategies to mitigate early skills gaps

This brief summarizes key findings from the report “Education Inequalities at the School Starting Gate,” which shows that persistently large achievement gaps persist between high-social-class and low-social-class children. It also looks closely at interventions at the school and community levels that can help mitigate these gaps.

Mend the Gap Between Rich and Poor in School Achievement

The more rigid and authoritarian the school program is, the greater is the achievement gap between rich and poor. The more trusting and empowering it is, the smaller is the gap.

Wage gap between blacks and whites is larger today than it was 40 years ago

It’s near impossible for black Americans to achieve parity with their white counterparts in the labor market, according to two new studies which show that they are underpaid and discriminated against throughout the hiring process. Earlier in September, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco reported that the wage gap between black and white Americans is increasing, […]

Mend the Gap--Between Rich & Poor in School Achievement

The more rigid and authoritarian the school program is, the greater is the achievement gap between rich and poor. The more trusting and empowering it is, the smaller is the gap.

ACT Scores and Achievement Gaps

The Washington Post has a story on ACT scores: New results from the nation’s most widely used college admission test highlight in detailed fashion the persistent achievement gaps between students who face disadvantages and those who don’t. Scores from the ACT show that just 9 percent of students in the class of 2017 who came […]

‘We didn’t know it was this bad’: New ACT scores show huge achievement gaps

Admission test scores for class of 2017 reveal stark divides in college readiness.

Wines bridge sweet-savory gap to accompany fig- and cheese-stuffed chicken

Achieving a good balance of sweet and savory in any dish is challenging. This recipe meets the challenge, and here are three wines — from Greece, Italy and Spain — that will either bridge the sweet-savory gap or call out the dish's most intriguing qualities. MAKE THIS Fig- and cheese-stuffed chicken...

Stop Worry About the Achievement Gap

“Closing the Achievement Gap” is a term and movement that has been around for a while. Born out of good intentions, it’s essentially a recognition that we need to attend to students with lower grades. Fair enough. And yet I see thisShow More Summary

How MasterCard’s “Data Philanthropy” Program Is Tackling The Global Financial Information Gap

The payments company is open-sourcing its transaction data to help nonprofits, governments, and private companies understand how to achieve great financial inclusion in the developing world. The whole idea of corporate philanthropy is...Show More Summary

Can computers enhance the work of teachers? The debate is on

As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. Continue reading ? The post Can computers enhance the work of teachers? The debate is on appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Despite Some Progress On PARCC Exam, Student Achievement Gap Widens

Overall, D.C. Public School students showed a 4 percent improvement in English and a 2 percent improvement in math compared to last year. [ more › ]

Clergywomen Rising: Study Finds Gender Pay Gap Closes To 7 Cents On The Dollar

Women ministers are making dramatic strides in achieving equal pay with male clergy. The gender pay gap shrunk from women

Is California’s big investment in needy students paying off? Few signs yet that achievement gap is closing

Experts say it’s too early to draw sweeping conclusions from the new test scores in 2015 and 2016, but they are still troubled that the early results show little improvement for the neediest students and, in many cases, a widening achievement gap.

How Schools, Parents And Organizations Are Trying To Close The Achievement Gap

'College graduation rates are up for Americans in nearly every racial and ethnic group. But the so-called achievement gap is still pretty big. As of 2016, according to Pew, 55 percent of white 25- to 34-year-olds had attained at least an associate degree. Show More Summary

Mass Incarceration and the Achievement Gap

The impact of imprisoned parents on children shows how criminal justice policy is education policy. The United States’ criminal justice system incarcerates at a rate that is unmatched in the modern world. There are today approximately 700 prisoners per 100,000 residents. Show More Summary

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