Vallejo schools focus on achievement gap

Vallejo schools focus on achievement gap

There are 3 comments on the Vallejo Times-Herald story from Feb 2, 2012, titled Vallejo schools focus on achievement gap. In it, Vallejo Times-Herald reports that:

"We not only want to reduce the achievement gap -- we want to eliminate it," Principal Bob Russell said Wednesday, the first day of Black History Month, during a meeting with his school staff.

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Gimme gimme gimme

Fremont, CA

#1 Feb 2, 2012
Why not just give them the graduation cert. now, end the problem,save the time and money, after all they're entitled aren't they ? Most quit or drop out anyway, kinda like closing the barn door after the horse is gone.
Crossroads

Vacaville, CA

#2 Feb 2, 2012
Starts at home. If the parents value education, family and hard work , it won't be a problem. If great grandma, grandma and mom were all semi literate teenage moms and dad is in prison, then the teachers are stuck doing what the parents should have done.
Lamont Hightower

Vallejo, CA

#3 Feb 2, 2012
Dont waste your time Mr. Bob Russell. There brain is smaller and you know it.

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