Sep. 16, 2014   54°F   School Closings
Listen Live WCPN / WCLV
ideastream
Mission 4
Values 1
Values 2
Values 3
Vision 3
Vision 4
Vision 5
Values 4
Values 5
Values 6
Vision 1
Vision 2

Choose a station:

90.3 WCPN
WCLV 104.9
WVIZ/PBS

Choose a station:

90.3 WCPN
WCLV 104.9
WVIZ/PBS

Op-Ed: To Close The Achievement Gap, Don't Lower The Bar

Posted: January 10, 2013

Share on Facebook Share Share on Twitter Tweet

Florida and Virginia have adopted new academic standards setting different performance goals for subgroups of students in low-performing schools. In a Miami Herald piece, syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts argues that lowering the bar is not the way to fix the education system.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Tags

The Opinion Page

Leave a Comment

Please follow our community discussion rules when composing your comments.