Rethinking the Achievement Gap and Our Strategies for Closing It

Gail Connelly with Freeman Hrabowski III

In this segment our guest says that before we can close the achievement gap, we need to rethink our understanding of it. Only after we truly comprehend the factors causing the gap are we prepared to think strategically about what role educators can realistically play in closing it.

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April 22, 2013
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Freeman Hrabowski has served as President of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992. His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He was named by President Obama to chair the newly created President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
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