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The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor


  • Sean Reardon


As the income gap between high- and low-income families has widened, has the achievement gap between children in high- and low-income families also widened? The answer, in brief, is yes.

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  • Sean Reardon, 2012. "The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor," Community Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Sum, pages 19-24,38-39.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfci:y:2012:i:sum:p:19-2438-39:n:v.24,no.2

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    1. DeBacker, Jason M. & Routon, P. Wesley, 2017. "Expectations, education, and opportunity," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 29-44.
    2. Peter Temin, 2015. "The American Dual Economy: Race, Globalization, and the Politics of Exclusion," Working Papers Series 26, Institute for New Economic Thinking.

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