Jul 20, 2018
White students were proficient at a rate of 51 percent. Black students: just 16 percent.
“It’s unbearable,” Mendell Grinter, executive director of the Campaign for School Equity, said. Interventions for struggling students are a focus of his organization.
“We are constantly thinking, we need to be doing more for the most underserved students,” Grinter said.
This data, he said, highlights that continued need.