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Achievement Gap in Education

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I need help with describing two factors that might contribute to the achievement gap and how. Also, can educational psychology be used to identify these factors?

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One of the obvious factors that might contribute to the achievement gap in education, is the lack of parental involvement in the educational process for children etc. It has been statistically proven that when parents are involved in ensuring that their children complete homework assignments, as well as instill in children the need for a good education in order to succeed and prosper in today's world, then those children tend to perform better in school. On the other hand when there is a lack of parental supervision in the ...