Achievement gap holds Mass. back, says former US education secretary

King says he’s a living example of the transformative potential of schools

MASSACHUSETTS HAS MADE huge strides in educational achievement, but needs to redouble efforts to close the achievement gap. That was the message delivered on Thursday morning by former US education secretary John King to an education gathering in Boston. “There is much to celebrate,” King said, as the state prepares to mark the 25th anniversary(...)

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