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Science achievement gaps begin as early as kindergarten

Research indicates math, reading achievement in early grades also influences later science achievement

Science achievement gaps present between racial, ethnic and socio-economic groups in the eighth grade already exist when those children are in kindergarten, according to new research published in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

A research team analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistics on over 7,750 children from kindergarten
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