The Achievement Gap [Infographic]

February 5th, 2013 No Comments Features

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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Saga Briggs is an author at InformED. You can follow her on Twitter@sagamilena or read more of her writing here.

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