Categorical Inequality: The Persistence of Racial Gaps in Education

A new study examines the gaps between black and white students in areas like discipline, grade-level retention and gifted program enrollment, and how those gaps are linked both within and across school districts in the U.S.

Study coauthor Kenneth Shores (Penn State University) joins CPRE Knowledge Hub managing editor Keith Heumiller to discuss his team’s findings, and some important implications for policymakers, school leaders and other stakeholders.