ED in ’08 is continuing to make itself felt in policy circles, and this research from the non-profit Strong American Schools (linked to by an ED in 08 blog) has a particular bearing on what y’all are doing right now. (see this post for more discussion of ED in ’08 from one of your own)
Click Here to read this interesting fact sheet on interest in rigorous courses and the availability of the same. Your students are those minority kids that WANT to work hard, but aren’t able to in their own schools. You’re that bridge.