And as we push for common core standards, that will make teachers and principals stronger. ... In 1992, I started in education as a teacher in a Houston public elementary school through Teach For America. ... we were concerned that our students would learn the content a math and reading skills a they needed to thrive in the grades ahead. ... Over 80 percent of KIPP students qualify for free or reduced price meals, 63 percent are African American, and 33 percent are Hispanic/Latino.
|Title||:||Strengthening America's competitiveness through common academic standards|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor (2007)|