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Correcting the Record: High Standards Benefit High- AND Low-Performing Students

  High education standards are not the effective remedy for low-performing students many consider them to be, education researcher John Hattie tells NPR. Rigorous standards have “a very nasty effect,” Hattie claims. “All those schools who take kids in difficult circumstances are seen as failures, while those who take privileged students and do nothing are...

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