These Alabama Schools Have Narrowed Or Closed The Achievement Gap
These Alabama schools have narrowed or closed the achievement gap
This is the latest story in our series Tackling the Gap: A Teacher’s Conversation. The gap between black and white students in Alabama is both large and persistent when it comes to the percentage scoring proficient on standardized tests. AL.com and Spaceship Media are facilitating an online conversation with Alabama teachers, exploring the many factors and looking for solutions.
The gap between the proficiency levels of black children and white children in Alabama’s public schools is wide, stubborn, and pervasive. The causes for that gap are many, and the impact of that gap is long-lasting.
But AL.com, after …