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Wising Up on the Black-White Achievement Gap

Phi Delta Kappan
ED120403
$2.95

The fiftieth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s school desegregation order in Brown v. Board of Education has intensified public awareness of the persistent gap in academic achievement between black students and white students. The black-white gap is made up partly of the difference between the achievement of all lower-class students and that of middle-class students, but there is an additional gap between black students and white students—even when the blacks and whites come from families with similar incomes.

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