Skip Navigation
NPR News

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

Jan 10, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — 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.

Hear this

This text will be replaced
Launch in player

Share this

Explore this

Reported by

Related Topics at

Read full story transcript

Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR

Visitor comments


NCPR is supported by:

This is a Visitor-Supported website.