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The State Of The Achievement Gap

February 11, 2013

Source: OpenColleges

Submitted by: Tess Pajaron

“We’ve come a long way from the days of segregation in schools. Minority groups are no longer banned from educational opportunities, but fractures still exist. Today, the problem is largely economic. Socioeconomic factors play a major role in the achievement gap. The following infographic is a series of statistics showing a direct correlation between achievement and economic status in both Australia’s and the international school system.

What about your area? Do you think the achievement gap is directly related to social or economic status?”

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