July 29, 2005

No Child Left Behind...

Guess what? The numbers show that it's working. And who's benefiting the most? Why, the children that were getting left behind. Imagine that.
[T]he ethnic achievement gap is narrowing. The gap between black and white 9-year-olds tested for reading was 44 points in 1971 to 26 points in 2004. The gap between white and Latino students narrowed from 34 points in 1975 to 21 points in 2004. Half the gap-narrowing has occurred since 1999.

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