Topic K-12

Education has long been viewed as the “great equalizer,” yet educational opportunity in the United States varies dramatically depending a family’s income. Equitable Growth’s work on K-12 education includes work on the role of school finance in equalizing opportunity and outcomes, as well as the potential synergies between investments in early childhood and later investments in K-12 education.

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Investments in early childhood education improve outcomes for program participants—and perhaps other children too

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Inequality of educational opportunity? Schools as mediators of the intergenerational transmission of income

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Closing the homework gap: Why accessibility to high-quality broadband matters to U.S. schoolchildren

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Gerrymandered school districts perpetuate segregation by keeping low-income students out, which is bad for economic growth

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Equity, efficiency and education spending in the United States

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Equal access to a good education is not just about sound school budgets

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Investments in early childhood education improve outcomes for program participants—and perhaps other children too

FamiliesInequality & Mobility
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Gerrymandered school districts perpetuate segregation by keeping low-income students out, which is bad for economic growth

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Closing the homework gap: Why accessibility to high-quality broadband matters to U.S. schoolchildren

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Inequality of educational opportunity? Schools as mediators of the intergenerational transmission of income

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Equal access to a good education is not just about sound school budgets

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The evolution of charter school quality in Texas

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