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Schools look to close student gaps


April 21, 2003
English Language LearnersQuality and CurriculumSpecial Education
Michelle Krupa
The Times-Picayune

Disabled pupils making headway

Louisiana last year started tracking the performance of pupils divided into subgroups by race or ethnicity, economic status, mastery of English and learning ability. Under a state plan that won federal approval Thursday, schools next year will be responsible for improving the achievement of students in all subgroups or be labeled as failing.