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A Matter Of Opinion

Mon., April 28, 2008, 9:06 a.m.

One of these things is not like the other

Today's editorial disagrees with the cookie cutter approach recently announced in No Child Left Behind: the requirement that minorities and low-income students, which are often statistically behind the curve in graduation rates, graduate at the same rate as every other group, at the risk of schools losing federal financial support -- often for the programs that reach out to these at-risk students.

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