Bridging the achievement gap
Broadcast: Midmorning, 02/08/2010, 10:06 a.m.
As education secretary, Rod Paige promoted No Child Left Behind as the best way to reduce the achievement gap between black and white students. In his new book, Paige argues the persistent gap is the most important civil rights issue.
- Rod Paige: Former U.S. education secretary. His new book is "The Black-White Achievement Gap: Why Closing It Is the Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time."