14 Feb 2020

Research shows that the most important factor leading to student achievement is effective teachers. The most influential factor is the teacher, while curricula, decreased class size, district support, family and community engagement all lead to school success and student achievement. To schools seeking to improve their results, selecting effective teachers is of crucial importance. Stude...

30 Sep 2019

The disparity in academic achievement between students from high and low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds is well-known in the sociology of education. The SES achievement gap has been documented across a wide range of countries. Yet in most countries, we do not know whether the SES achievement gap has been changing over time. Growing concern has been expressed about disparities in...