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    By Dianne Anderson Local Black students are barely eking out a passing grade enough to graduate high school, let alone have eyes on higher education goals. Closing the vast test score gap is a conundrum, which depends on parent involvement and pushing more money for those most at risk of being failed by the education ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Grades for Black students in Math and English fared far worse during the pandemic than all other groups of students, a systemic failure that is providing a teachable moment for educators at Long Beach Unified School District. Frustrated Black parents and advocates turned out to the last LBUSD board of education meeting ...