Inspiring through Experience

Posts Tagged achievement gap

“Mr. Wheelock! It’s Henri Matisse!” (as run in Valerie Strauss’ Washington Post Education Blog 10/28)

My 4th grade students struck gold a decade ago when I was a teacher at Walker-Jones Elementary School in the District. Like many low-income kids in D.C. public schools, my students had little access to vital educational resources and routinely scored poorly on standardized […]

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