Racial quotas in Virginia’s new achievement standards draw ire


Virginia's new achievement standards have raised eyebrows, the Huffington Post reports. Part of the state's new standards dictate a specific percentage of racial group that should pass school exams, a move that has angered the Virginia Black Caucus. The caucus' chairwoman, Democratic state Sen. Mamie Locke, says the new standards marginalize students by creating different goals for students of various backgrounds.

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