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- 1/1/01 - Norman, Obed, Ault, Charles R., Jr., Bentz, Bonnie, Meskimen, Lloyd
Explores the academic achievement gap between African American and White students in urban science classrooms. History shows that this gap existed for groups other than African Americans. The authors examine how historical and sociocultural factors in the manifestation and eventual disappearance of the gap for these groups may shed light on the present problem. The authors conclude that the sociocultural position of groups is crucial to understanding the scholastic performance of students...
- 1/1/09 - Yeung, Wei-Jun Jean, Pfeiffer, Kathryn M.
Based on panel data for three age cohorts of children from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, we examine how early home environment contributes to blackâ€“white achievement gaps at different developmental stages and the extent to which early gaps contribute to later racial achievement gaps. We find large blackâ€“white test score differences among children of all ages even before children start formal schooling. Except for the oldest cohort, the gaps for all tests widened when...
- 1/1/09 - Yeung, Wei-Jun Jean, Pfeiffer, Kathryn M.
Based on panel data for three age cohorts of children from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, we examine how early home environment contributes to black¿white achievement gaps at different developmental stages and the extent to which early gaps contribute to later racial achievement gaps. We find large black¿white test score differences among children of all ages even before children start formal schooling. Except for the oldest cohort, the gaps for all tests widened when children¿s...
- 1/1/07 - Perez-Johnson, Irma, Maynard, Rebecca
The persistent achievement gaps among children of different race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status in the United States represent an issue that has commanded public, policy, and research attention on and off for about 100 years now, and it is once again in the forefront of policy-making agendas. Debates nevertheless abound on the most promising and cost-effective strategies to address the problem. We examine critically the available evidence on the benefits and costs of early childhood...
- 1/1/82 - Sarason, S.
- 1/1/09 - Russell, S.T., Talmage, C., Laub, C., & Manke, E. , California Safe Schools Coalition
To document harassment and associated problems for youth and schools, we examine data from the 2001-2002 California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS). The CHKS is designed by WestEd under contract from the California Department of Education and administered by school districts. The 2001-2002 data analyzed for this study included 7th, 9th, and 11th graders. A total of 237,544 students answered the question about whether they had been harassed or bullied at school because...
- 1/1/82 - Kegan, R.
- 1/1/04 - Judy W. Kuegelmass
Success involves much more than academic achievement. It also means getting along with others,solving problems,thinking critically,contributing to the achool and community, and attaining personal fulfillment and happiness.
- 1/1/09 - Box, J., Burkhardt, G., Fadel, C., Hurley, K., Trilling, B., and Wilson, J. , Partnership for 21st Century Skills
The MILE Guide helps districts determine where they are on the spectrum of 21st century skills integration and then use that information to plan a path for future work that brings 21st century skills in their systems of learning. No 21st century skills implementation can be successful without developing core academic subject knowledge and understanding among all students. Students who can think critically and communicate effectively must build on a base of core academic subject knowledge...
- 1/1/86 - Sarasan, S. B.
- 1/1/00 - Scheurich, James Joseph, Skrla, Linda, Johnson, Joseph F.
Focuses on education in the United States and how children from low-income families, particularly minority families, do not perform as well as children from middle class families. How standardization efforts have met with criticism and approval in their attempts to decrease the learning gap; Suggestion that many educators have given up on children from lower income families; Proposal of ways to deal with the problem using various criteria to develop an effective state program.
- 1/10/10 - Office of Educational Technology,
"The NETP presents a model of 21st century learning powered by technology, with goals and recommendations in five essential areas: learning, assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity. The plan also identifies far-reaching “grand challenge problems” that should be funded and coordinated at a national level. "
- 1/20/10 - Center for Mental Health in Schools,
"We begin our analysis with a discussion of the lenses through which systemic problems are viewed by federal policy makers and use the school turnaround models to illustrate the dilemma confronting efforts to enable equity of opportunity. Then, we broaden the analysis to include current priorities for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as outlined in the U. S. Department of Education’s A Blueprint for Reform. Our findings highlight the ongoing marginalization...
- 1/13/09 - Rob Horner, Anne Todd, Steve Newton, Bob Algozzine, Kate Algozzine
This presentation defines the roles of data in problem-solving models and decision making.
- 1/24/10 - Movit, M, Petrykowska, I., Woodruff, D.
To ensure that the implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) strategies effectively addresses the needs of all students, the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI) recommends that schools and districts establish leadership teams that focus on issues affecting culturally and linguistically diverse students. New leadership teams can be added to what already exists, or current leadership teams can be refocused on these issues. Leadership teams should meet regularly and...
- 1/3/09 - Kaye, C.B.
Service learning takes place in schools and youth groups across America. Service-learning connects classroom studies with the natural caring and concern young people have for their world. Service-learning allows young people to contribute to solving problems by helping others in their school community, their neighborhood, or around the world. When students apply what they are learning in ways that help others, the results are memorable. Students gain lessons that last a lifetime. While...