Can achievement gap be closed by dive...

Can achievement gap be closed by diversifying state's teachers?

There are 5 comments on the TwinCities story from Dec 28, 2013, titled Can achievement gap be closed by diversifying state's teachers?. In it, TwinCities reports that:

The California-born St. Paul resident says her Hmong heritage makes it easier for some of her students at LEAP High School to identify with her.

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Tru Dat

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Dec 28, 2013
Just what we need, more forced 'diversity.' How about we judge people by the merits, not their diverseness?
PB in Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Dec 30, 2013
Probably help close the gap all right, from the top down.
MaltaPhil

Dorval, Canada

#7 Dec 31, 2013
I didn't do drama in school, but we did do opera naked. The good thing about singing opera in the nude, when you hit the high notes, you really see it in the genitals.
ambientbake

Monticello, MN

#8 Jan 1, 2014
If you want to close the achievement gap something must be done about the perception in the American-Afrikan community about education. It is not valued to the degree it should be. Blacks trying to do well for themselves are labeled as "trying to be white".

Since: Jan 13

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#10 Jan 2, 2014
The only thing that Phil and Maltomon are obsessed about is to bring back nude swimming classes, since it's the only subject they are interested in.

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