What is an achievement gap? Kentucky’s definition would shift under school accountability bill
Mar 5, 1:00 AM
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.