Voltaire — To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize
Saturday, August 22, 2009
189 years to close the racial achievement gap
Fifty percent of California students are proficient according to latest test scores, but when you break the figures down by race, it’s quite a different story. About 70% of white and Asian kids are proficient, but only 36% of black and Hispanic kids are. And at the current rate of progress in closing the black/white achievement gap, it will take nearly 200 years before it disappears.