The achievement gap : opposing viewpoints / Karen Miller, book editor.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Butler PL - Butler||YA 379.2 MIL (Text)||73174005006796||Young Adult: Nonfiction Books||Available||-|
|Greentown PL - Greentown||379.2 ACHIEVEMENT (Text)||75342000069677||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780737747492 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780737747508 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 
- Copyright: ©2010
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Chapters: What causes the achievement gap? -- How do schools affect the achievement gap? -- What educational strategies narrow the achievement gap? -- How does public policy affect teh achievement gap?
Essays: Racial differences contribute to the achievement gap / Melissa Jenco -- Racial differences do not contribute to the achievement gap / Al Ramirez and Dick Carpenter -- Members of higher social classes have an academic edge / Richard E. Nisbett -- Members of all social classes have equal access to educational information / Paul Teske, Jody Fitzpatrick, and Gabriel Kaplan -- Achievement gap in mathematics is caused by lack of resources / Alfinio Flores -- Achievement gap in mathematics could be narrowed with better planning / Frances R. Spielhagen -- Schools reinforce cultural advantages / Jean Yonemura Wing -- Schools reinforce cultural disadvantages / Jamie Lew -- Poor-quality educators contribute to the urban achievement gap / Joel I. Klein -- School violence contributes to the urban achievement gap / Steve Giegerich -- Boys achieve less in literacy because schools do not support their interests / Peg Tyre -- Closing the achievement gap requires training school leaders / Jose W. Lalas and Ronald D. Morgan -- Personal responsibility is important for academic achievement / Barack Obama -- Age at kindergarten entry affects future disparities in student achievement / Elizabeth Cascio -- Arts programs help narrow the achievement gap / Doug Belden -- No Child Left Behind Act has increased student achievement / Naomi Chudowsky, Victor Chudowsky, and Nancy Kober -- No Child Left Behind Act has widened the achievement gap / Liz Hollingworth -- School vouchers narrow the achievement gap / Andrew Coulson -- School vouchers do not narrow the achievement gap / Patrick Wolf ... [et al.] -- Removing bias in academic science and engineering will narrow gender barriers / Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering -- Enforcing Title IX will not narrow the gender achievement gap in the sciences / Patricia Hausman.
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