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Narrowing the achievement gap in a (re)segregated urban school district

Vivian E. Ikpa

Narrowing the achievement gap in a (re)segregated urban school district

research, practice, and policy

by Vivian E. Ikpa

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Published by IAP- Information Age Pub. in Charlotte, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Norfolk,
  • Academic achievement -- Virginia -- Norfolk,
  • Educational change -- Virginia -- Norfolk,
  • School integration -- Virginia -- Norfolk,
  • Norfolk (Va.) -- Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementVivian E. Ikpa, C. Kent McGuire.
    SeriesThe achievement gap, research, practice, and policy
    ContributionsMcGuire, C. Kent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC2803.N67 I46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606488M
    ISBN 109781607522218, 9781607522225
    LC Control Number2009025614

      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 .   Anita Archer Discusses Narrowing the Achievement Gap during the Utah Mentor Teacher Academy conference in January For more information on Anita Archer.

    NARROWING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP 5 world, these approaches do fall under project-based approaches as defined earlier and are included in the research reviewed in the following section. A Brief Review of the Research on Project-based Approaches. Research on the impact of project-based approaches on both achievement and affective. This timely and thoughtful book provides multiple perspectives on closing achievement gaps. Closing persistent gaps in educational outcomes between different groups of students has been a central goal of educational policy for the past forty years. The commitment to close existing achievement gaps poses an unprecedented challenge to policy makers, school leaders, and teachers alike, since the Cited by:

    The primary target audience of the book is researchers, educators and those who influence policy who have an interest in narrowing the achievement gap for Latino, Black, and Asian minority students." (Troy E. Beckert, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Vol. 37, ) From the PublisherPrice: $ Let me explain my title: “Narrowing the Two Achievement Gaps.” The sort of gap usually meant by the phrase “achievement gap” is the one between whites and African Americans or whites and Hispanics, or more generally between high- and low- income students. Let’s call .


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achievement gap. Nonetheless, results have shown with some consistency that student achievement has increased gradually over time.

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The commitment to close existing. The narrowing of the achievement gap continues to resonate government policy. Inthe Coalition Government implemented Pupil Premium, introduced as extra funding for schools that take on pupils from economically deprived backgrounds.

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Every few years, a sample of 9-,and year-olds from around the United States are given tests in math and reading as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

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