Sunday, November 03, 2013
Closing the achievement gap
We were told that our goal this year is to close the achievement gap by 50%. Don't know if that is our building's goal, district-wide or state of Ohio -- the number seems both arbitrary and impossible. Do we wave our magical CCSS wands and magically, all our students get A+ on every single MAP, ZAP And CRAP test?
Anyone who doubts poverty has an effect upon child development needs to read this.