Achievement gap hot topic at African American Roundtable panel

Mar 16, 2013 Full story: baltimoresun.com

When it comes to closing the achievement gap between minority students and their white counterparts, the Howard County Public School System is doing some promising things, said State Superintendent Lillian Lowery.

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#2 Mar 16, 2013
Hotlanta wrote:
Very easy problem to solve! Have the schools to set standards, enforce those standards. Cut out ALL extracurricular activities, Band, dance,cheerleading, Basketball, and football. Make it mandatory for ALL parents to attend PTA, allow no exceptions unless the parent(s) is/are incapacitated.All pregnant girls will NOT be able to attend regular school, they will have to attend night school.
Without all of the things mentioned above, there should not be any distractions.
Yeah but you that ain't going to happen.
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Voorhees, NJ

#3 Mar 17, 2013
yea people can learn basketball and all that bullshit when they get older..
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Voorhees, NJ

#4 Mar 17, 2013
at young age they should be reading fat books all day..
James Bennett

Louisville, KY

#6 Mar 19, 2013
Discipline ... respect and really learning the principles of reading , math and taking care of ones body.
Giving them the real survival tools with realities embody with community and global awareness.

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