Report: Hispanic-white achievement gap still wide in education

The Hispanic-white educational achievement gap has remained wide over the past two decades, according to a new report by the Department of Education’s statistical center that a Department statement calls “sobering,” Reuters reports. The report released on Thursday by the National Center for Educational Statistics showed that since the 1990s, scores in math and reading for Hispanic students have increased but the gap between Hispanic and white students on the National Assessment of Educational Progress has persisted…

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