The state of the ACC is a great allegory for the goals of the No Child Left Behind law - the main purpose of which is to "close the achievement gap."
Well the ACC shows the quickest way to close the gap is to bring the top down to the middle. Everyone is mediocre. Hooray for parity!
I'm adding these words now because the man who lives inside the internet said I have to have 75 words in order to publish this FanPost.