A Report Card on Comprehensive Equity – Racial Groups in the Nation's Youth Outcomes

A new study by Richard Rothstein makes a compelling case for broadening the scope of learning outcomes to include basic academic skills, but also critical thinking and problem solving, social skills and work ethic, citizenship and community responsiblity, lifelong physical health, lifelong emothional health, appreciation of the arts and literature, and preparation for skilled work. A look at these important skills not only redefines the achievement gap, but makes it clear that it is worse than we thought. February, 2008

 

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