Inequities in Early Literacy Trajectories in Virginia

We identify racial and socioeconomic disparities in the likelihood that children will reach proficiency standards on their third-grade reading assessment even when comparing children that enter kindergarten with similar literacy skills.

Walter Herring
Walter Herring
PhD student in Education Policy Studies

Walter Herring is a doctoral student in Education Policy Studies at the University of Virginia. His research primarily explores how stakeholders can leverage emerging data from the early elementary to inform decision making. He is currently on the job market.