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Fully Developing the Potential of Academically Advanced Students: Helping Them Will Help Society
(American Enterprise Institute, 2017-07-05)
As a society, we care deeply about narrowing achievement gaps and helping students who struggle academically, and this is reflected in education policy conversations. However, academically advanced students are left out ...
New Approaches to Promoting College Access for More Americans
(The Brookings Institution; The Hamilton Project, 2013-06-21)
For most of its history, America has been a nation of opportunity where even those born into the least well-off families can improve their circumstances. As income inequality continues to grow in the United States, however, ...
Born to Win, Schooled to Lose
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)
The American Dream promises that individual talent will be rewarded, regardless of where one comes from or who one’s parents are. Based on this ideal of equal opportunity, it’s tempting to believe that education and career ...
The Talent Blind Spot: The Case for Increasing Community College Transfer to High Graduation Rate Institutions
(American Talent Initiative, 2018-06-27)
Research has revealed that, each year, thousands of low-income high school graduates do not even apply to top colleges despite having the grades and test scores that make them competitive for admission. This fact has sparked ...
The Missing “One-Offs”: The Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students
(The Brookings Institution, 2013)
In this article, the authors argue that there are indeed low-income students with SAT and ACT scores and grades that place them in the 10 percent of all students – between 25,000-35,000 of them. They find that there are ...