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Closing the Achievement Gap

No Excuses

by Patricia Davenport

  • 54 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Amer Productivity Center .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8777731M
ISBN 101928593623
ISBN 109781928593621
OCLC/WorldCa49871286

school is designed to close this disparity, which leads to closing the achievement gap. A recent survey of 2, California children by Bridges, Fuller and Rumberger () of the Minority Search Institute, identified a signifi-cant gap in kindergarten readiness between affluent and middle-class Size: 32KB. I can see this book having a very significant impact. Tom Sherrington, author and education consultant. When over a quarter of year-old pupils do not reach the expected standard in reading, Closing the Reading Gap is a welcome and much needed addition to our understanding of the process and difficulty of reading. This wide compassing book.

This book is essential reading for policy makers, researchers, and educators concerned with closing achievement gaps in American schools. It provides a novel examination of the issues and important, new directions for moving us forward. — Amanda Datnow, professor of education, University of California, San Diego. WELCOME. The Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium (CAGC) is a collection of over 35 public and private school systems in southeastern Wisconsin who have united together to create a high impact professional learning community focused on creating greater equity in their schools.

Skinner, B., & O'Toole, B. (Eds.) (). Minority language pupils and the curriculum: closing the achievement Minority language pupils and the curriculum: closing the achievement gapAuthor: B Skinner, Barbara O'Toole.   David Laws, Schools' Minister, delivers his 'Closing the achievement gap' speech to the Association of School and College Leaders. This was published under the to Conservative and.


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Closing the Achievement Gap: No Excuses chronicles the steps Brazosport Independent School District took to dramatically increase achievement among students across the district regardless of their race, gender, or socioeconomic condition. Describing in detail and in an easy-to-understand way how Brazosport established a continuous improvement /5(5).

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Part III — The Knowledge Gap (Sept. 23): Longtime education journalist Natalie Wexler joins On Point to discuss her new book, "The Closing the Achievement Gap book Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education.

Four research-based keys for closing the achievement gap are provided here, along with lessons, routines, and strategies used in effective classrooms. Read Full Description below» Special Offer: Enter coupon code BOOKIT in the shopping cart page to receive free shipping within the U.S.

when you order any professional book online. In addition to her work with the National Education Association’s Priority Schools Initiative, state departments, universities, national associations, and school districts, she was the editor of Closing the Achievement Gap: A Vision for Changing Beliefs and Practices () and coauthor of Effort and Excellence in Urban Classrooms: Expecting.

Closing the Achievement Gap book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book by Patricia Davenport, Gerald Anderson/5. 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.

Closing the Achievement Gap by Detracking Achievement follows from opportunities, Ms. Burris and Mr. Welner a s s e r t, and the persistent practice of tracking denies a range of o p p o r tunities to large numbers of students.

That a dispro p o r tionate number of these students are minorities is one of the underlying reasons that the. Despite years of reform, a persistent achievement gap remains between students in urban schools and elsewhere. Recognizing that goal setting and good intentions cannot close the gap, the authors provide a research-based synthesis of the dynamics that contribute to urban students' academic achievement patterns.

Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium. Accessibility Toolbar. A A A A U A + A - Revert Back To Original. Skip to main content. Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium The purpose of this year's Book Study is to better understand why Race and Expectations matter in education.

Join us to learn more about the book and it’s impact on our schools. For the first time in American history, closing the racial achievement gap has been embraced as a national priority. The profound significance of such a crusade can only be appreciated if one considers that for most of America’s history racial differences in achievement were presumed to be natural (i.e.

rooted in innate ability), unalterable. Closing the achievement gap is a social challenge, and it will not be solved until all of us in education at all levels put new strategies and policies in place.

That requires the cooperation of policy makers, K teachers, college and. The respondents to a recent Edutopia Poll on closing the achievement gap appropriately recognized there is no single silver bullet that will result in eliminating the pernicious gaps in achievement that rob students of access to full participation in American society.

Many of the educators, parents, and community members endorsed the survey probes and generated Author: Larry Leverett. Closing the Achievement Gap from an International Perspective: Transforming STEM for Effective Education is written in response to rising concern for the improvement of quality education – especially in mathematics and science – provided to all students.

The contributors take a systematic view of the subject, beginning with a cross-national. Another important thing to keep in mind when targeting the achievement gap is the access-to-books gap that exists between low and high income neighborhoods.

A study from 27 countries students showed that coming from a home with a lot of books adds three years to a child’s education. The achievement gap, according to this thesis, is simply an expectation gap.

Solutions proposed include holding schools accountable for narrowing or closing the achievement gap, higher expectations, academic rigor for all, and highly qualified educators.

Closing the Achievement Gap features: the four keys for school success for older English learners ; clear distinctions among the types of older English learners in our schools with examples of students from each category ; a thorough discussion of the kinds of language proficiency older English learners need2/5.

The Black-White Test Score Gap, discuss why the gap persists and what can be done to close it. African Americans score lower than European Americans. Closing the Achievement Gap: A Vision for Changing Beliefs and Practices. Second Edition. Williams, Belinda, Ed. This second edition of "Closing the Achievement Gap" argues that if education reform is to work, educators must become more sensitive to the worldviews of disadvantaged students--and incorporate this awareness into their day-to-day Author: Belinda Williams.

Methods and techniques educators can use to help students boost achievement. The e-book 8 Great Ways to Close the Achievement Gap explains progress monitoring, motivational strategies, and; strengthening the school to home connection.The book shows how three teachers have put theory into practice to reach their older English learners and help them close the achievement gap.

These teachers organize curricula around themes, use predictable classroom routines, and scaffold instruction in a variety of by: COVID Resources.

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