The gap in college completion between high- and low-income students reduces by half when both groups of students take calculus by 12th grade.
Check out this innovative new program out of Tufts University in Medford, MA. Partnering with three small Boston Public Schools, this program utilizes the "residency" model and a distinct focus on understanding communities AND curriculum as equal parts of an effective teacher.
View a student made short film on the program. The film interviews teachers of color in the program and examines the ways race and ethnicity intersect with educational outcomes for their students.