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Florida schools lead nation in closing the gap between haves and have nots, ProPublica reports



propublica.jpgA new ProPublica analysis of previously unreleased federal data shows that Florida leads the nation in the percentage of high-school students enrolled in high-level classes—Advanced Placement and advanced math. That  holds true across rich and poor districts.

Want to know how your child's school fares? Check out ProPublica's accompanying interactive news application that allows people to search for their schools to see how it compares with poorer and wealthier schools nearby.

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[Last modified: Thursday, June 30, 2011 10:53am]


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