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News - January 10, 2020

More math hasn't fixed the achievement gap

Local Latino high school students still well behind peers in test scores, college readiness

by Kevin Forestieri

Six years ago, Los Altos High School staff was convinced they had the silver bullet for preparing students for college. The thinking was that students who can make it through Algebra II by the time they graduate would have the tools needed to apply to four-year state universities, closing long-standing achievement gaps between ethnic groups.

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