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“Learning to Teach to Bridge the Achievement Gap”


Learning to Teach to Bridge the Achievement Gap is a nice article about strategies that a California school is using to assist its students learn.  It appeared today’s New York Times.

But, as I note in a post I have at my other blog, Engaging Parents In Schools, I have a “bone to pick” with the headline wording. I believe it helps perpetuate a myth that most schools can indeed “bridge” the achievement gap. You might want to check out the post.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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