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LAUSD committee to address achievement gap

January 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The Los Angeles Unified School District is forming a committee to examine ways to close the so-called "achievement gap."The achievement gap refers to the disparity in test scores between white students and minority students, particularly African-Americans.

Superintendent Ramon Cortines says the committee will look for successful models both within and outside of the district.

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