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Education Forum

Stubborn Achievement Gaps Persist

New York City has made tremendous strides in one key element of college readiness: high school graduation. Graduation rates have risen dramatically across the board.  Yet, persistent achievement gaps clearly remain.

What immediate steps should the next administration take to narrow the achievement gap in New York City? What long term strategies should it pursue? Read responses from Michael Petrilli, Pedro Noguera, Michael Casserly, Charles Payne and David Tipson