"Disparities between races have existed across the country since schools were physically divided by race, researchers say, but many now view those gaps largely as a product of high poverty among minorities.
In Ohio, though, wide race gaps persist even on a level economic field.
Average passing rates among affluent white students last year topped those of affluent black students by 16 percentage points. Poor, white students outperformed black students from poor and wealthy families."
Vaughn Bell, a Westerville parent who revived a defunct group for black parents last year, said. “I do believe that schools are failing our African-American students.”
It must be somebody else's fault or everything we've been required to believe for the last 50 years might not be true...
And that can't be true, can it?
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