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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:African American achievement in America
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Date:2003
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:Describes shortcomings in African American educational achievement, and examines consequences of the gap beyond high school.
Annotation:This report describes shortcomings in African American educational achievement, and examines consequences of the gap beyond high school.
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