achievement gap http://klcc.org en Corvallis Group Tries to Narrow the Achievement Gap http://klcc.org/post/corvallis-group-tries-narrow-achievement-gap <p>The number of Latinos in Oregon schools has reached 22-percent, but an achievement gap between Latinos and whites stubbornly continues. A program in Corvallis may be having some success in improving outcomes for Latino students.</p><p></p><p>Over tacos, a group of parents and peer facilitators draw up a list of obstacles to going to college.&nbsp; First is money, then motivation, and then teen pregnancy.&nbsp; Although they are talking about college, this is a group of parents of elementary school kids being taught the skills they need to be more involved:</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:43:21 +0000 Jacob Lewin 5248 at http://klcc.org Corvallis Group Tries to Narrow the Achievement Gap