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Achievement Gaps

By Lesli A. Maxwell — December 11, 2012 1 min read

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People last week released a report that calls for public investments in universal prekindergarten, developing and supporting effective teachers, extending the school day and year, and more targeted spending for schools serving the most disadvantaged students.

The report, which also makes a case for providing children with literacy- and language-rich early-childhood education programs and recruiting a more diverse teaching workforce, was created to be an education reform agenda that educators and activists can use in their local communities.

A version of this article appeared in the December 12, 2012 edition of Education Week as Achievement Gaps

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