Texas A-F Grades Make Low-income Schools Look Worse, Analysis Shows

by By Julie Chang , Melissa B. Taboada, and Dan Hill, Austin American-Statesman Year Published: January 2017

"Growing research shows parent income is one of the strongest predictors of good scores on standardized tests. Those scores largely determine a school’s A-F grade. The wealthier the student, the less likely their education will be interrupted by the lack of social needs like health care, nutritious foods, transportation and housing." Read the full article.