Harvard University is coordinating the initiative that includes six cities. .
The funding would boost teacher training and build partnerships.
They urge the state to increase its investment in early childhood education programs.
EdSource conducted a series of interviews with leading educators and scholars about the persistence of these achievement gaps and the prospects for the current set of reforms in California to help close them.
Students alleged they were placed in classes where they received no instruction.
Report urges state and education leaders to address inequities.
Education experts discuss how to close the persistent achievement gap.
The Early Math Family Engagement Project emphasizes the role of parents.