Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.

Martin Luther King Day, 2014

Four-plus decades after Dr. King was shot down, the educational and home experiences of black and white children still differ. Those differences are sometimes complex. As an example, family members spend less time on educational activities with black pre-schoolers than families do with white pre-schoolers. However, in elementary school the pattern is reversed, with black children getting more educational attention from their family.

Educational activities of young kids Educational activities of elementary kids

The data is from the 2012 Digest of Education Statistics reporting for 2007.

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