Dan AielloWriting 205Professor Cronin24 January 2011Response to VideoWhen I watched the video Two steps forward I felt that there a lot of comments made that I did not agree with. In the video a man speaks and uses two people to give you an image of how the summer creates a part of the education gap. This man goes through certain grades and tells these two people to take certain amount steps forward and a certain amount back. And he starts them off at different starting points and says the one who is further up is the kid who has better privileges and parents are middle class while the other kid that is set further back has fewer privileges. And he says during the school year the students move the same distance which means they have learned the same amount. Then after the school year during the summer the underprivileged student took a step back while the privileged student took a half a step forward. I
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