Are American schools making inequality worse?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150930073212.htm

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in short-changing the nation’s most economically disadvantaged students of critical math skills, according to a a new study. Findings from the study indicate that unequal access to rigorous mathematics content is widening the gap in performance on a prominent international math literacy test between low- and high-income students, not only in the United States but in countries worldwide.

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