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Linda Darling-Hammond on the “achievement gap”

  Linda Darling-Hammond of Stanford University and the¬†Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education has just posted the excellent HuffPost Op-Ed piece (see here) you’ll read below. What will make a genuine difference to student achievement, she argues, is to significantly reduce our reliance on testing, acknowledge the compelling socio-economic¬†factors that favor higher achievement of students of affluent parents, and turn our attention to improved teacher training and ongoing professional […]

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