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Education Nation (Race Factor) #1045482

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Rehema Ellis) Waivers that include different academic targets for different races to close the achievement gap created by the No Child Left Behind Act examined; graph shown of performance among white, Hispanic and black students; map shown. [Fourth graders Dialo WOODS‡, “KARI‡” – comment.] [Washington, DC superintendent of education Hosanna Mahaley JONES†- notes under No Child Left Behind criteria all of our schools would have been failing.] [ACLU Deborah VAGINS†- says lowering expectations for students of color is not the answer.] [Parents Danilo PELLETIERE†, Nicole WOODS†- offer views.] [Two Rivers Public Charter School executive director Jessica WODATCH†- says we expect 100 percent from all of our kids.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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