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Duncan GJ, Murnane RJ. Whither opportunity? : rising inequality, schools, and children's life chances. New York; Chicago: Russell Sage Foundation; Spencer Foundation; 2011.

"In Whither Opportunity? a distinguished team of economists, sociologists, and experts in social and education policy examines the corrosive effects of unequal family resources, disadvantaged neighborhoods, insecure labor markets, and worsening school conditions on K-12 education." Includes a chapter by Sean Reardon "The Widening Academic Achievement Gap between the Rich and the Poor: New Evidence and Possible Explanations." See more at the CEPA website.