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  • Study by Kathleen Ziol-Guest Finds Shifting Gaps in Educational Attainment Among Students of Different Incomes
    A new NYU Steinhardt study published in the journal AERA Open looks at income-based gaps in educational attainment. While the difference in high school graduation rates between high- and low-income students shrunk, inequality may have shifted to higher education, with gaps growing in college attendance and completion. The last 35 years have been marked by [...] (Read Story)
  • NYU Steinhardt Announces Education Solutions Initiative
    NYU Steinhardt, the nation’s oldest university-based school of teaching and learning, announces the Education Solutions Initiative to inform, support, and challenge policymakers to make meaningful progress on resolving the critical issues facing students and educators. After years of discussion and debate, the new national Every Student Succeeds Act creates the impetus for achieving consensus at [...] (Read Story)
  • Is Smaller Better When it Comes to School Learning Environments?
    Small high schools don’t necessarily provide better learning environments than large schools, finds a new study from the Institute for Education and Social Policy published online in Economics of Education Review. “Our results challenge the conventional wisdom that the higher academic performance of students in small schools is driven by a better learning environment,” said [...] (Read Story)