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People are saying education reform hasn't worked. Don't believe them.

April 2, 2018View for printing

Lately, a lot of people in Washington are saying that education reform hasn't worked very well. Don't believe it.

Since 1971, fourth-grade reading and math scores are up 13 points and 25 points, respectively. Eighth-grade reading and math scores are up eight points and 19 points, respectively. Every 10 points equates to about a year of learning, and much of the gains have been driven by students of color.

By Arne Duncan

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinio ... c9f6d1cd9b3
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