Nationally, many students of color and students from low-socioeconomic backgrounds perform among the top 25 percent of all students in reading and math at the beginning of high school. Many of them, however, leave high school with lower college success markers than their high-achieving white and more advantaged peers. Schools can take action to better serve these students.

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See the Other Reports in our Shattering Expectations Series


Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Achievement for Low-Income Students and Students of Color

Finding America's Missing AP and IB Students


Closing the Gaps Across the Achievement Spectrum

College- and Career-Ready Standards and Assessments

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