Black Issues Forum

Closing the Academic Achievement Gap

Season 3300 Episode 2 | 27m 26s

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.

Aired: 10/04/17

Rating: NR

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