Class Struggle: gaps narrow if whites don't improve


Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 08/29/2010

Forget about the achievement gap

The D.C. mayoral race is deeply split on most issues, but everyone agrees on one thing: We must reduce the achievement gap between minority and white students. It is too bad, then, that that the gap is such a mindless measure of school progress.

By Jay Mathews  |  06:00 PM ET, 08/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro Monday | Tags:  achievement gap, all DC officials say it must be closed, focusing on gains for all, gaps narrow if whites don't improve, numbers show it is a mindless measure