Built-in Barriers to Educational success: A North Carolina Story – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2017/06/05/built-barriers-educational-success-north-carolina-story/

study of the state’s gifted programs suggests that implicit bias plays a significant role in school and life outcomes:

As they start fourth grade, bright children from low-income families are much more likely to be excluded from the more rigorous classes than their peers from families with higher incomes…The unequal treatment during the six years ending in 2015 resulted in 9,000 low-income children in North Carolina being counted out of classes that could have opened a new academic world to them.

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