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Latinos, blacks lag on MCAS

Elementary schools fail to boost scores

Melanie Lessard, a student intern, helped Tredavon Elston, 7, and others at the Winthrop School in Dorchester. Black and Latino pupils have been found to lag behind Asians and whites.
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / January 19, 2006

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Not one Boston elementary school is significantly boosting the scores of black and Hispanic students on the state's English and math tests, renewing concerns that the schools have made no headway in narrowing the achievement gap between those students and whites and Asians, according to a report announced last night. (Full article: 836 words)

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