“How much do you reckon we widen the [achievement] gap in our first month?”
– Corps member, while pondering, over a beer, the temporal dimension of our quest to help eliminate the achievement gap.
Well, let’s see. As things currently stand, I can say, with confidence, that if I stepped into a classroom today, I would be helping to widen the achievement gap. Let’s hope that my self-assessment changes over the coming weeks (or maybe days?).