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The elusive quest for equity and excellence in US school reform

Nature Human Behaviour volume 1, Article number: 0020 (2017) | Download Citation


Education reform in the United States has stalled and persistent achievement gaps remain. The challenges of overcoming socioeconomic disadvantages cannot be ignored if we are to develop an education system that will prepare all students to be productive members of the twenty-first century.

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  1. Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration, and founding director of the Education Redesign Lab, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, 313 Longfellow Hall, Appian Way, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA.

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