The National School Boards Association (NSBA) shares some informative resources on minority achievement and closing the gap. Resources include links to national clearinghouses, other organizations, and best-practices publications.
A sampling of those resources:
Education Commission of the States examines some of the strategies and reforms that states, districts, schools, philanthropic organizations and others are using to help boost the achievement of ethnic and racial minority students.
The Education Trust - a national nonprofit that promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels, pre-K through college with the goal of closing the gaps in opportunity and achievement.