Report Sounds Alarm On Education Gaps, Arizona’s Economic Future

| March 16, 2016

By 91.5 KJZZ • The Associated Press

A report commissioned by the Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center said that failing to address gaps in education could lead to a less qualified workforce and hurt economic development.

The 70-page report lays out the gaps between students of different races. Minority students are more likely to come from low-income families, more likely to be enrolled in special education and more likely to drop out.

“If we don’t pay attention to it we’re going to rue the day,” said Susan Carlson, chair of the Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center (AMEPAC), a group focused on improving educational access and achievement.

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