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  •  40% is pretty good (1+ / 0-)
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    Fonsia

    with these conditions:

    I don't want excuses that my son's classroom is full of kids in poverty, non-white kids, and kids whose parents don't speak English, because I don't anticipate those situations changing in my lifetime.

    •  I mean kid's in poverty (1+ / 0-)
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      neroden

      Sorry I didn't mean to imply non-white kids or kids with non english speaking parents. But yeah poverty plays a big part and plus as others have said 40% is not that much worse than the national average.

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