Topic: Achievement Gaps

The long-term effects of the racial “trust gap” in middle school

Jess Hennessey

A recent study by Mindset Scholars David Yeager, Geoff Cohen, and colleagues shows that when students lose trust in their school during adolescence their engagement and likelihood of enrolling in college decline.

Countering unconscious bias could improve equity in science and technology fields

Jess Hennessey

A new report by Google features Mindset Scholar Tom Dee’s research on unconscious biases in schools.

A video introduction to the Mindset Scholars Network

Jess Hennessey

A new video explores the work the network is doing to advance understanding of learning mindsets.

Mindset Scholars Network launches initiative to understand how learning environments impact students’ motivation and engagement

Lisa Quay

The Mindset Scholars Network distributes more than $500,000 across eight interdisciplinary projects exploring ways that schools and classrooms can cultivate learning mindsets.