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Msc Kvetch: Florida passes plan for racially-based academic goals

This would seem to be diametrically at odds with other stipulations to prohibit race-based standards. I take it the argument for adopting the plan is that it permits Florida to show the required % of proficient students (and thereby qualify for a waiver “from some provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act”), but can that be worth the negative implications that are bound to spillover into other areas?

The Florida State Board of Education passed a plan that sets goals for students in math and reading based upon their race. Continue reading

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