Education

Op-Ed: To Close The Achievement Gap, Don't Lower The Bar

NPR | Jan. 31, 2013 11:12 a.m.

Florida and Virginia adopted new standards to assign different expectations for students based on race and ability, refocusing attention on the U.S. achievement gap. In a piece in the Miami Herald, syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts argues, “”you do not fix education by lowering the bar.”

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