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Continued: With schedule change ruled out, Northfield looks at other options to close achievement gap

  • Article by: ERIN ADLER , Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 2, 2013 - 3:16 PM

“I’m all for having an equal playing field for all the kids,” Linder said. “But I’m not willing to sacrifice family time if it’s not going to make a difference.”

Still, “We thought there should be further discussion about what would most help those kids,” she said.

Hanson noted that the summer slide “does affect all students,” though certain demographics struggle more to catch up than others.

She hopes the discussion will result in “more awareness for the community and then some direction of where to go next.”

 

Erin Adler • 952-746-3283

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