Oakland school honored for closing achievement gap
| Jan 28, 2011
In public education, closing the "achievement gap" between students who are poor and middle class, black and white, English learners and native speakers has become a common goal -- and a ubiquitous buzzword.
But Oakland's Manzanita SEED Elementary School is doing it. And it's doing it more swiftly than almost every other school in the state, by the federal government's calculations. To learn more about the school’s achievement, read the full article by Katy Murphy on The Oakland Tribune website.