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Top 5 New Year's Resolutions Aimed at Closing the Achievement Gap

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The educational achievement gap still looms wide for millions of students as they look toward the new year.
"Since the 1980's we have known that the earlier in a child's educational life parental involvement begins, the more powerful the res…

Can School Field Trips Help Close the Achievement Gap?

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – A new study entitled "The Educational Value of Field Trips"1 shows such "culturally enriching" activities improve students' critical thinking ability, display stronger historical empathy and develop higher tole…