Narrowing the achievement gap : perspectives and strategies for challenging times

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edited by Thomas B. Timar, Julie Maxwell-Jolly
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, [2012]
  • ©2012
Physical Details
  • vi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781612501239, 1612501230, 9781612501246, 1612501249

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • Slow and uneven progress in narrowing achievement gaps on state tests / Nancy Kober, Victor Chudowsky, and Naomi Chudowsky -- Reframing the ecology of opportunity and achievement gaps : why "no excuses" reforms have failed to narrow student group differences in educational outcomes / Robert K. Ream, Sarah M. Ryan, and Jose A. Espinoza -- Narrowing the multiple achievement gaps in the United States : eight goals for the long haul / W. Norton Grubb -- The achievement gap in California and beyond : context, status, and approaches for improvement / Eva L. Baker, Noelle C. Griffin, and Kilchan Choi -- Accessing high-quality instructional strategies / Edmund T. Hamann and Jenelle Reeves -- Organizational strategies for addressing the educational achievement gap / Douglas E. Mitchell ... [et al.] -- Improving high schools as a strategy for closing the achievement gap / Russell W. Rumberger -- Teaching all our children well : teachers and teaching to close the achievement gap / Julie Maxwell-Jolly and Patricia Gándara -- Narrowing achievement gaps in tough times : rethinking the roles of money and school resources / W. Norton Grubb -- Partnering with families and communities to address academic disparities / Nancy Erbstein and Elizabeth Miller -- Reframing policy and practice to close the achievement gap / Thomas B. Timar
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