Report on disparities in postsecondary preparation and access
“If educational attainment opens the door to a better life, then opportunities for educational attainment must be equally available to all students". - U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine, Monitoring Educational Equity
High school graduates with disabilities, and from some racial groups, face substantial disparities relative to school board-wide averages in the rate to which they progress onto postsecondary -- far greater than disparities in graduation. This report from the Jean Augustine Chair at York and Wilfrid Laurier University highlights between-group differences in the rates at which Toronto high school graduates gain access to postsecondary education, and examines the potential role of course choices in last two years of high school which contribute to uneven levels of postsecondary preparedness.
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