Infographic: The Opportunity Gap – Education – GOOD.

The demographic inequalities black and Hispanic students in the United States face in comparison to their white peers put them at a disadvantage before they even enter school. When combined with the educational disparities known as the achievement gap, students of color often have to overcome more challenges to have an equal chance at life’s opportunities.

The Opportunity Gap

Once again, Liz Dwyer has me thinking.  In this quick post from Good, you can see the disparity that exists between white, Hispanic, and black students.  This highlights three areas that can conspire against the success of students in school and thus in life.  In the words of Jamie Oliver, “Why can’t we do better?”  What can we do to help switch some of these data points on their heads, or at least high some equity for our young people.

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