VA to consider different math standards for different races

The State Board of Education will consider revisions next month that would set different mathematics goals for different groups of students — higher pass rate standards for Asians than whites, lower ones for blacks and Hispanics. The Obama administration is allowing states to set different goals for different student groups,  but lower-performing students are required to make greater rates of progress in coming years. As WFIR’s Evan Jones reports, it is all part of the federal “No Child Left Behind Act”.

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