The Times reports that New York City's latest standardized test results show that among third through eighth grade students the achievement gap between Black, Hispanic, White, and Asian students is much wider than educators and policymakers expected.
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In this article the Los Angeles Times explores the reasons why year after year, one fifth-grade class learns far more than the other down the hall, and they conclude the difference has almost nothing to do with the size of the class, the students or their parents.
The Economists reports that the American and British governments hope that a partnership with social entrepreneurs, like those found in New Profit's portfolio can solve some of society’s most intractable problems.
Doug McCurry and Dacia Toll of Achievement First wrote this op-ed about how New York's latest test scores expose the brutal truth of the achievement gap and force all educators across the state to raise their game.