Jun 19, 2018
Any way you slice it, students of color in Tennessee always receive the piece of cake that no one wants. You know — the piece of cake that is the poorest in quality, more lacking in flavor than the pieces that the rest of their peers received.
According to the latest round of scores from the National Association for Education Progress (NAEP) released this year, less than 36 percent of fourth-graders and 31 percent of eighth-graders in Tennessee met the proficiency mark in math and reading; here in Shelby County these numbers were 20 percent.
Read more at The Commercial Appeal