A straight A student in Los Angeles schools, Andrea Lopez went to a SAT prep workshop and realized she was way behind students from other high schools. Will my best be good enough? she asks in LA Youth. She couldn’t do a single math problem. Other students knew vocabulary that she’d never learned, such as “spurious” and “cogent.” After years of being the best student in class, she felt stupid.What can you say but, "wow"?
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
A Glaring Example of the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
From Joanne's blog: