New Orleans Students Shrink The Achievement Gap

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Recent reports show that the achievement gap between Black and white students in New Orleans is narrowing.

The gap shrank from 56 percentage points four years ago to 42 points today, according to NOLA.com.

“These data represent quite nice gains,” Daria Hall, director of K-12 policy at the advocacy group Education Trust told the paper. “Obviously students are not yet where they need to be and the school system has a very long way to go to ensure that all young people are getting the education they need to be prepared for the world after high school. But this is really meaningful progress.”

Read more at BET.com

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