NC schools don’t push low-income achievers | Joanne

Despite high grades and test scores, Victor Guevara almost missed a chance to take college-prep math in eighth grade. Photo: Ann Doss Helms/Charlotte Observer

North Carolina’s public schools are failing to place low-income achievers in challenging classes, reports the Charlotte Observer, which partnered with the (Raleigh) News & Observer to analyze seven years of state data.

“Every year across North Carolina, thousands of students with top math scores who happen to live in low-income households fall off the college track,” reports the Observer.  “These students are excluded from…

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