How does poverty affect students' grades?

09/14/2011 | New York Post

New York City students from low-income families performed better on standardized tests if they attended low-poverty schools, according to a recent report. Studies also showed that students from high-income families perform better -- by 31 percentage points -- in reading and math if they attend low-poverty schools. Officials say they hope the data can be used to improve operation of the city's schools.

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