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Dan Aiello Writing 205 Professor Cronin 24 January 2011 Annotated Bibliography While I was researching for my paper I found some really interesting articles that gave great information however some had to be analyzed for credibility and bias. The first article I stumbled upon was a New York Times article written by Trip Gabriel and it was mostly about the achievement gap for young black male students. “Only 12 percent of black fourth-grade boys are proficient in reading, compared with 38 percent of white boys, and only 12 percent of black
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Unformatted text preview: eighth-grade boys are proficient in math, compared with 44 percent of white boys”. This article had plenty of facts like this however not once did they prove credibility of this statistic by quoting it and such. When I read this article I did not find any bias either, the writer was just reporting on the issue not complaining about it. I think this article has some great info but it is not backed up and proven so my only complaint is the lack of credibility....
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