EPI documents impacts of social and economic inequality on student achievement, and suggests policies, within school and out, to narrow outcome gaps between middle class and disadvantaged students. EPI research refutes false assumptions behind politically inspired attacks on public education, teachers, and their unions.

More Students and Fewer Teachers

More Students and Fewer Teachers

The decline in public-sector jobs has eliminated many jobs in public K-12 education, yet student enrollment has increased with population growth. This means larger class sizes, fewer activities, and narrower curricula.
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