The gap in college completion between high- and low-income students reduces by half when both groups of students take calculus by 12th grade.
First of all, way to go young people! Showing up is how you get your issues addressed. Ever notice that the 60+ folks get pretty much whatever they want from the government? It's because they always vote. Now it's your turn at the table.
Now that we've made a choice, let's think about what this means for education policy (again, I know, but it's good to see this from a variety of sources), from the good folks at ontheissues.org.
Barack Obama on Education (ontheissues.org)
(the emphasis on out-of-school learning is making us hopeful around here)