Narrowing the performance gaps between poor students and wealthier ones, and among students of various ethnic and racial groups, has been a key goal of education reform. But is it misguided?
That’s what Washington Post columnist Jay Mathews argues in a provocative column today.
I would love to hear what you all have to say about this. So I’m going to just step out of the way and wait for you to say it.
A version of this news article first appeared in the High School Connections blog.