EDUCATION
11/09/2010 06:11 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Proficiency Of Black Students Is Found To Be Far Lower Than Expected

An achievement gap separating black from white students has long been documented -- a social divide extremely vexing to policy makers and the target of one blast of school reform after another.

But a new report focusing on black males suggests that the picture is even bleaker than generally known.

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