Educators ensure student proficiency through "mastery learning"

08/13/2009 | Sun Tribune (Kansas City, Mo.)

"Mastery learning" will be one strategy used to raise high-school graduation rates and boost academic performance of minority and lower-income students in North Kansas City Schools in Missouri. Mastery learning requires students to demonstrate command of at least 80% of curriculum before progressing. Teachers are expected to tailor teaching to individual students and keep tabs on student competency.

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