Monthly Archives: February 2013

Elementary and Middle Schools Technical Assistance Center: EMSTAC

This web page provides a brief definition and discussion of disproportionality and how it is measured through a Frequently Asked Questions format. It also discusses the role of the Office of Civil Rights in monitoring disproportionality. http://www.emstac.org/registered/topics/disproportionality/faqs.htm  

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New York Times Article on Proficiency of Black Students: “Jaw Dropping

The article discusses “jaw dropping” data that shows that education of Black students is bleak compared to peers in schools, and which suggests that the concern should be treated as an urgent concern. The data can not be explained by … Continue reading

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