[Susan notes: At least the Columbus Dispatch isn't waving the banner for Common Core 'magic bullets.' But only one expert--at the very end of the article--Shaun Harper, the director of the University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, argues for more government investment in poverty neighborhoods. I assume that would mean libraries. And a living wage for people who lives in those poverty neighborhoods.]
To the editor
The Dispatch feels there is no magic bullet to close achievement gaps ( Wide racial gaps persist in education testing, Sept. 22.). But there is a magic bullet: the library.
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