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The achievement gap is not a problem without a solution we just need information on how to close the gap. 1 closing the achievement gaps kentucky department of education 1 provide an overview of the new accountability model define gap-unduplicated group.
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After 50 years, the achievement gap between white and black students has barely narrowed. Request for proposal closing the achievement gap for african american students grant 2013-2015 grant application due date: november 22, 2013. Efforts to close the achievement gap in kids start at home by age 3, kids in low-income households have heard 30 million fewer words than their more.
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