The Education Dept.'s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) publishes new data showing gaps that still remain too wide in key areas affecting educational equity, student discipline, access to courses and programs that lead to college and career readiness. Despite significant work from districts across the country, the persistent disparities shown in the new Civil Rights Data Collection—which collected data from all public schools and school districts nationwide for the 2013-14 school year. The report highlights the need for a continued focus on educational equity, especially in the implementation of the new Every Student Succeeds Act, said Education Secy. John King. "The CRDC data are more than numbers and charts—they illustrate in powerful and troubling ways disparities in opportunities and experiences that different groups of [...]
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