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Emmanuel Dolo, research director for the Minnesota Minority Education Partnership, presents a report on his recent research into achievement gaps and the situation of minority students in Minnesota. Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf

Research addresses the achievement gap between minority, white students


WILLMAR -- Poverty and a lack of role models are contributing factors to a stubbornly persistent achievement gap between white and minority students.

The Minnesota Minority Education Partnership has spent the last 22 years looking at the situation of minority students in Minnesota. Last week Emmanuel Dolo, the partnership's research director, spoke at the Willmar Education and Arts Center about his most recent research.

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