New education standards factor in student race, economic status

Beginning this fall, Alabama public schools will be under a new state-created academic accountability system that sets different goals for students in math and reading based on their race, economic status, ability to speak English and disabilities.

The state’s new Plan 2020 will replace No Child Left Behind, the much-maligned, Bush-era accountability program. More…

Date: 07/01/13
Category: Political

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