What is an achievement gap? Kentucky’s definition would shift under school accountability bill

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What is an achievement gap? Kentucky's definition would shift under school accountability bill

The proposed legislation would redefine the term to compare how student groups are performing to goals set for them — dubbed a "gap to goal" approach. For example, black students' test scores would no longer be compared with their white peers — which typically shows a double-digit gap. Instead, black students would be compared with an unspecified goal, as would their white peers.

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