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What is the Achievement Gap?

It's uncomfortable to talk about, but even worse to ignore. Latinos and African American students are generally outperformed in school by their Asian and White peers. In Sacramento County, Asian and white students are more likely to graduate high school than other students of color, and they are more likely to earn the grades needed

By | August 18th, 2016|

Achievement Gap Statistics

• Sacramento • San Joaquin County • El Dorado • Placer County

By | July 18th, 2016|

Closing the Gap sends 12 students off to college with new netbooks

By Robert Martinez Closing the Gap’s Mission is to help youth in our community who have limited resources pursue a better future through preparation, education and vocation. There is no finer example of that statement then what occurred on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Delegata’s new headquarters in Sacramento. Twelve students from Valley High School

By | June 18th, 2016|

Meet the Students

Two bedrooms, four children and two hardworking moms are trying to make life work in a Sacramento apartment. In the middle is 17 year old Grecia Frias. Her story is compelling. She had a life changing experience through what's called a parent-teacher home visit. Closing the Gap funded the visits conducted by the Parent Teacher

By | May 18th, 2016|

Tips for Students

Seniors: What should you do during summer? You're a Senior now, and hopefully you're working so you can earn some extra spending money. Make sure that your Financial Aid is all figured out and done. If you're getting a student loan, you have to make sure that all of paperwork has been done over the

By | April 18th, 2016|
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