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Behind the achievement gap
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on Dec 18, 2007
The difficulties Palo Alto High School senior Ashley Beal faces as a Tinsley student are part of the complexity behind the district's so-called "achievement gap" -- the fact that black and Hispanic students, who comprise 4 and 9 percent of pupils respectively, consistently score lower on standardized tests than white and Asian students. Photos by Marjan Sadoughi/Palo Alto Online.
Bucking the trend
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