NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 2013
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(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.]
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