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Morning Announcements: Achievement Gaps Persist, Even Among High-Achieving Students

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April 03, 2014 10:50 am


New York Governor Cuomo dropped his plan to use state money to pay for college classes for prison inmates due to political controversy. Many proponents of the plan say it’s a blow to criminal justice policy – and will leave inmates unskilled and unprepared to enter the workforce after their release. The New York Times 

According to a new report, Florida law enforcement officers believe that the Common Core State Standards will better prepare students for college and a career, and subsequently, reduce future crime. State Impact

A new report from Education Trust finds that African-American, Latino, and low-income students who scored in the top of their class on assessments in their sophomore year fall behind other high-achieving students by the time they graduate. EdSource

A bipartisan bill introduced this week in Congress would make education research more timely and relevant. Politics K-12


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