Some of the disparity in suspension rates may stem from racism or variations in discipline policies but some may stem from differences in student behavior—differences driven by poverty and the other out-of-school factors.
Perhaps these studies went widely unnoticed because they contradict popular narratives about student debt that imply the loan program ought to be more generous and lenient.
Having more educational options creates incentive for families to seek out data
U.S. teachers on average have lower expectations for black students than for white students
On Thursday, December 7, 2017, starting at 9 am, AEI hosts a day-long research conference on rural education.
What kind of students choose career and technical education? In this episode, Paul E. Peterson talks with Albert Cheng, the author of a new paper that finds that the students who choose CTE may not be as engaged in their academic courses but have strong non-cognitive skills. Other studies find that CTE may boost attainment and improve labor market outcomes for students.