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Closing the Academic Achievement Gap

  • Aired: 10/04/2017
  • 27:26
  • Rating: NR
If the test scores of Black students set the standard of achievement in our public schools, would the notion of an achievement gap exist? In this edition, originally aired in October 2000, host Jay Holloway explores this question with Assistant to the State Superintendent of Public Instiruction Marvin Pittment and Jackie Mburu, Principal of SPARC Academy charter school.
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This year 2000 edition questions standards used to define the academic achievement gap.
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