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Addressing the achievement gap

theory informing practice

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Published by Published by IAP-Information Age Pub. Inc. in Greenwich, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Education -- United States.,
    • Educational equalization -- United States.,
    • Academic achievement -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Ronald D. Taylor.
      SeriesResearch in educational productivity
      ContributionsTaylor, Ronald D., 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC3731 .A577 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3409956M
      ISBN 101593114516, 1593114524
      LC Control Number2005025937

        And you're right, sometimes these conversations are uncomfortable. I view the solution to this line an upside-down triangle where intervention happens at the classroom level and then at the program level. Then, in order to really address the gap, we have to think about larger systems and policies that contribute to the achievement gap.   How could responsible policy makers avoid the reality that closing the achievement gap means seriously addressing these multiple obstacles? Fortunately, as the new book .

        While politicians and the media misrepresent the achievement gap in order to demonize schools and teachers, we have ample evidence that addressing the whole life of the child is the only avenue to. Minding the Achievement Gap "Closing achievement gaps is more urgent today than ever before, and dramatic success is possible. Academic excellence is difficult to achieve, but is not a controversial goal," writes economist Ronald Ferguson .

      What is the achievement gap? While much of the focus when discussing this topic focuses on educational disparities between white students and students of color, the National Education Association describes the achievement gap in broader terms. The NEA identifies the following groups as experiencing significant achievement gaps.   The good news is that someone has compiled a list of twenty-first century skills that companies look for when hiring. For his book The Global Achievement Gap, Tony Wagner interviewed scores of business leaders and discovered seven key abilities that modern employers bad news is that our schools are outdated – they don’t teach these skills/5(33).


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Addressing The Achievement Gap. Research in Educational Productivity. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Information Age Publishing. The Reading Achievement Gap: Why Do Poor Students Lag Behind Rich Students in Reading Development.

By Richard L. Allington, Ph.D., and Anne McGill-Franzen, Ph.D. According to a recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report, 12 th -grade students from low-income families read four years below middle-class 12 th -graders. This book examines the cause of the student achievement gap, suggesting that the prevailing emphasis on socioeconomic factors, sociocultural influences, and teacher quality is misplaced.

The cause of the achievement gap is not differences in parenting styles, or the economic advantages of middle-class parents, or differences in the quality of Cited by: 2. Solving the Achievement Gap draws upon research conducted by the author, Jesse Rothstein, Roland Fryer, Steven Levitt and other researchers who challenge conventional ideas about the causes of low student achievement.

The analysis suggests that current ideas about the mechanisms that perpetuate the achievement gap are seriously flawed.5/5(3). Schools that close achievement gaps focus on improving learning for all students, maintain a "no excuses" attitude, use research and data to improve practice, involve everyone in improvement processes, persist through difficulties and setbacks, and celebrate accomplishments.

Excerpted from Closing Achievement Gaps: An Association Guide (NEA. —targeted to closing the achievement gap (Gamse, Jacob, Horst, Boulay, & Unlu, ). But the failure of the various recent federal educational initiatives to close this reading achievement gap may stem from a failure of policy makers to focus attention on what seems a primary source of the existing achievement gap: summer reading setback.

Addressing The Achievement Gap Research in Educational Productivity by Ronald D. Taylor. ebook. The chapters included in this book were commissioned to serve as the background for the national invitational conference sponsored by the LSS at Temple University Center for Research in Human Development and Education (CRHDE).

The conference and. Addressing the Achievement Gap. For the last three decades, the City of Richmond (the heart of central Virginia) has experienced a decline in the number the achievement gap in Richmond Public Schools.

Dana Bedden, Superintendent, Richmond Public Schools One School One Book Tier 2: Richmond Urban Dance – attend school every day in. Here's how Milwaukee-area schools are trying to close the achievement gap separating groups of students. Wisconsin has the nation’s largest gap between black and white academic success of any.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Minority academic achievement in a selective public university: the role of the campus environment / Melanie Domenech Rodríguez [and others] --Children of immigrants and their achievement: the roles of family, acculturation.

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say-- This article from the New York Times discusses the way that, despite the achievement gap between white and black students slowly decreasing over time, the gap between poor and wealthy students is drastically increasing.

It also discusses possible reasons for this achievement gap. Practical ideas from school libraries across the country to inspire you to address the summer achievement gap for your students.

Keep them Reading, Thinking and Making: Over 50 ideas and programs from school libraries across the country; Using Tech and Social Media to Enhance Your Summer Reading Program by Derek Acorn.

Even the most ambitious educational interventions, then, will be largely futile. The contending theory asserts that black students underperform because they are likely to be poor and underprivileged, and that addressing the academic achievement gap therefore requires first changing the economic and social conditions in which these students grow up.

A MiddleWeb Blog. There are many variables reported to contribute to the achievement gap. Race, cultural differences, poverty, school structures, family structures, and inequitable funding are all in the mix of conversations that place blame on why some students are academically behind where they should be.

Boys, Girls and Achievement - Addressing the Classroom Issues fills that gap and: *provides a critical overview of the current debate on achievement; *Focuses on interviews with young people and classroom observations to examine how Cited by: An important book by wise authors who have learned the hard way that federal policies to address underachievement in education are failing.

Although no one can offer a quick fix for America’s educational problems, this incisive book offers promising and realistic measures for helping children who are poor and often racially and linguistically isolated.

It is clearly time to risk new approaches— ones based on addressing the root causes of the achievement gap. 8,as Racism and the Achievement Gap. from Mr.

Weissglass's book. The achievement gap in education is defined as “ the disparity in academic performance between groups of students. ” The comparison of grades, standardized test scores, course selection, dropout rates, and college-completion rates, among other success measures, is considered evidence of this gap.

While the phrase, by definition, seems. In the report, “A Statewide Crisis: Minnesota’s Education Achievement Gaps,” Minneapolis Fed economists Rob Grunewald and Anusha Nath find the state has some of the largest gaps in the nation, and these disparities are seen across race and income categories, traditional public and charter schools, and in both urban and rural areas of the.

In this important book, respected educator Robert Rueda proposes a multidimensional model that will provide a more comprehensive lens for addressing the achievement gap in today's schools.

Drawing on work from educational psychology as well as several other fields, Rueda identifies three primary reasons for the stubborn failure of most school reform efforts: 1) a fragmentation Cited by: 4. What Works To Close The Education Gap It's a persistent and troubling problem: the gap between white students and students of color in academic achievement.

There are many theories about how to. Addressing Elementary Achievement Gaps with EdTech. October 9, If your school or district is looking at ways to address the achievement gap in elementary classrooms this year, you’re sure to appreciate the resources for educators from PebbleGo.

You can begin addressing the literacy needs of all of your students right away.This book examines the cause of the student achievement gap, suggesting that the prevailing emphasis on socioeconomic factors, sociocultural influences, and teacher quality is misplaced.

The cause of the achievement gap is not differences in parenting styles, or the economic advantages of middle-class parents, or differences in the quality of.