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Closing Achievement Gaps: What Will It Take?

Closing Achievement Gaps: What Will It Take?

A Special Issue of Theory Into Practice (Special Issue of "Theory into Practice")

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teaching skills & techniques,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • General,
  • Education / General,
  • Aims & Objectives

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCynthia L. Uline (Editor), Jr., Joseph F. Johnson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11281625M
    ISBN 100805894969
    ISBN 109780805894967
    OCLC/WorldCa144563538


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d i f f e r ent strategies for closing the achievement gap. So m e b e l i e v e that the solution is to encourage more minori-ty students to take high-track classes. 1 1. Others believe that if all students are given the enriched curriculum that high-achieving students re c e i v e, achievement will r i s e.

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High concentrations of poverty, not racial segregation, entirely account for the racial achievement gap in U.S. schools, a new study finds.

The research, released Monday, looked at the achievement. More than 90% of Simon Middle School's students are economically disadvantaged, 95% are minority, 52% are English language learners, and 14% have special needs, so ensuring that all of its students are successful could be a challenge.

But the school, located in Kyle, Texas, has been recognized for closing its student achievement gaps. Four years ago, Simon Middle School, along Missing: book. Students need to develop strong, fundamental reading skills to set the groundwork for future success in all academic areas.

That’s why it is essential to help struggling students close academic literacy gaps early on so they can be prepared to successfully tackle more complex materials.

To help struggling students make the reading gains they need, consider incorporating the following 6 tips. The "achievement gap" in education refers to the disparity in academic performance between groups of students. It is most often used to describe the troubling performance gaps between many African Author: Susan Ansell.

Explore the achievement gaps in other subjects and in the context of many different student factors, including race/ethnicity, courses taken, school location, and more.

State Profiles Tool Find out more about the achievement gaps in your state compared to others. Yvonne and David Freeman provide four research-based keys for closing the achievement gap. three teachers have put this theory into practice to reach their older English learners.

These teachers organize curriculum around themes, use predictable classroom routines, and. Make closing gaps a schoolwide responsibility ; Set high expectations and provide rigorous, deep curricula ; Focus on academics ; Provide safe, orderly learning environments for students and educators ; Use test data and other research on students' performance to inform instruction ; Identify strategies and programs to increase achievement.

The Ignored Science That Could Help Close the Achievement Gap. In his forthcoming book, and I wouldn’t want to take any attention away from attempts to address basic poverty : Hayley Glatter.

CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP WITH ENRICHMENT choice through vouchers and charter schools, and school takeovers through local and state-level oversight and reconstitution have gained popularity (Harris & Herrington, ). Yet, during this time, the achievement gap has increased (Harris & Herrington, ).

Kevin Welner, author of Closing the Opportunity Gap, writes in a Washington Post editorial that it is time for educators to rethink how we measure achievement in the first place.

“The status quo of test-based accountability reform needs to give way to new, evidence-based approaches dedicated to building the capacity to accomplish.

1 Closing the Achievement Gap: Lessons from Successful Schools EXECUTIVE SUMMARY he declaration that “all children can learn” has characterized American education over the past decade.

Yet, the issue took on increasing importance with the passage of the No Child Left. In the education community, “closing” achievement gaps is widely considered to be one of the major challenges facing the American public-education system.

It is also tends to be one of the top priorities identified by educators, policy makers, elected officials, and others working to improve the education system and individual schools.

Achievement gaps have been closing because Black and Hispanic students’ scores have improved very rapidly over the last 30 years. Indeed, among Black and Hispanic students, the average 9-year-old student today scores almost as well on the NAEP math tests as the average year-old did in ; the average year old today scores almost as well as the average year-old in   In meeting these needs, a targeted strategy of helping students to develop a growth mindset may minimize the achievement gap.

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C.A.R.E.: Strategies for Closing the Achievement Gaps • 1–1 Over the last several years, student achievement has increased for all groups in all subjects, yet the gaps between rich and poor, White and minority remain a persistent problem.

A number of events have occurred on the national, state, and local levels that have made an impact on. "In order to assess whether the gap is now closing faster or slower than previously, we have created a projection of how long it will take the GCSE English and maths gap to close.

The Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University is a university-wide initiative to help raise achievement for all children while narrowing racial, Books & Reports.

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Closing the Education Gap is supporting innovative education nonprofits with a $50 million global initiative Inthe UN’s Millennium Development Goals identified one of the biggest challenges to education as simply getting students into classrooms.

The math achievement gap between white and black students in Seattle schools is huge. Here are six ways to start solving the problem at the classroom level. 5 + 1 things teachers can do to close the math achievement gap. Posted on by Goorish Wibneh. Jo Boaler, author of a new book.

Another good approach to identify skill gaps is through feedback. There is an appraisal method called the Degree Review. Feedback on an employee’s performance is solicited from peers, managers, and direct reports of an employee. Sometimes it also includes customers, clients, and vendors as well.

This appraisal approach can be adapted as a. Efforts To Close The Achievement Gap In Kids Start At Home By age 3, kids in low-income households have heard 30 million fewer words than. Figures 4 through 6 show state-level progress in closing eighth-grade achievement gaps since Negative numbers indicate progress in closing a gap.

Click to see a full-size version. Using Student-Involved Classroom Assessment to Close Achievement Gaps The authors argue that the failure of 60 years of total reliance on assessment via standardized tests to help reduce achievement score gaps must com-pel us to rethink the role of assessment in this en-deavor.

They advocate rebalancing assessment. Diagnostic assessments refine the universal screening data by identifying the root causes for gaps between expected outcomes and actual performance.

Progress monitoring provides continuous feedback about how successfully the selected intervention is promoting student growth and closing achievement gaps. While the achievement gap has dominated policy discussions over the past two decades, relatively little attention has been paid to a gap that is even more at odds with American ideals: the opportunity gap.

Opportunity and achievement, while inextricably connected, are very different goals. Every American will not go to college. But every American should be given fair opportunities to be. Achievement gaps are tricky because it is possible for the test scores of the two groups being compared to both decline while the gap increases Author: Tom Loveless.

He estimates that if the achievement gaps continue close at such an incremental rate, it will be roughly two and a half centuries before the black-white math gap Author: Lauren Camera.

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Doctoral dissertation, Seattle University. Achievement gaps in the United States are observed, persistent disparities in measures of educational performance among subgroups of U.S.

students, especially groups defined by socioeconomic status (SES), race/ethnicity and achievement gap can be observed on a variety of measures, including standardized test scores, grade point average, dropout rates, and college enrollment and.

The phrase “achievement gap” is commonly used in education-related conversations, media reports, scholarship, and teacher training materials. It’s a term that refers to the disparity in academic outcomes between lower-income students—who often are people of color, non-native English speakers, and those living in rural communities—and.

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By The Hechinger Report Contributorat : The Hechinger Report. Closing the Opportunity Gap offers accessible, research-based essays written by leading education experts who highlight the discrepancies that exist in our public schools, focusing on how policy decisions and life circumstances conspire to create the "opportunity gap" that leads inexorably to stark achievement gaps.

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Richard Rothstein in Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-white Achievement Gap () suggests the way toward social and economic reforms that would give all children inFile Size: KB.