Not surprising. If for example you look at the NEAP scores for reading in the 4th and 8th grades in RI, you find that in the case of black students, half of them cannot read at a basic level.
The statistics for Latino students are similar and only vary by a few points.
Take the thought a step further. Where do most Black and Latino families cluster? In cities with chronically underfunded school systems. Is it any wonder we’re seeing this?
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