East Lansing schools takes on achievement gap with help from TE professor
Dorinda Carter Andrews, an assistant professor of teacher education, gave recommendations to leaders at East Lansing Public Schools that are being considered by a task force focused on addressing the district’s achievement gap.
“School districts have to pay attention to issues of culture and identity. There is a direct relationship to academic engagement and success,” she said in a recent Lansing State Journal article.
East Lansing is not alone in having an “overwhelming presence of whiteness” in its schools. Read more.