Do west-side Salt Lake City kids have too many ineffective teachers?
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Clara said the school board was alerted to the disparities a year ago, citing a report presented at a January 2012 meeting that noted, "Students in Title I schools have a five times higher chance of being with a marginal or ineffective teacher."
"Equal educational opportunity requires that the quality of schooling provided to students be similar across schools," he wrote. "In particular, it would require that students in high-poverty schools have access to teachers and principals of similar quality to those in schools serving more-advantaged students."
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