A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
On the Horizon: State Accountability Systems
Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
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The Need for Accountability
- A significant achievement gap exists between disadvantaged students and their more affluent peers, despite billions in Federal spending since 1965.
- 60% of poor fourth-graders do not read at a basic level compared to....
- In a recent Gallup poll, 75% were not aware of the achievement gap.