Class Struggle: TJ freshman grades have dropped, but it is the fault of white and Asian students


Posted at 10:10 PM ET, 06/10/2012

Diversity lags at highly selective Thomas Jefferson High School

The controversy at the famous high school over a drop in freshman grades in algebra2/trigonomety exposes the lack of progress in admitting more Hispanic and black students.

By Jay Mathews  |  10:10 PM ET, 06/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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