African-themed school sees test scores rise

06/8/2006 | Christian Science Monitor, The

At J.S. Chick, an Africa-centered elementary school in Kansas City, Mo., students study black historical figures, learn drumming and earn rosettes for achievement. Strong community involvement has eradicated attendance problems at the school, where black fourth-graders outperformed white peers on statewide math tests last year.

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