skip to content
The achievement gap Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The achievement gap

Author: Karen Miller
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book contains a series of articles by authors examining the achievement gap in our public schools in terms of racial differences, social differences, quality of schools, resources, educational strategies, and public policy.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Miller
ISBN: 9780737747492 0737747498 9780737747508 0737747501
OCLC Number: 441153969
Description: 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. What causes the achievement gap? --
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 --
The achievement gap in mathematics is caused by a lack of resources / Alfinio Flores --
The achievement gap in mathematics could be narrowed with better planning / Frances R. Spielhagen --
pt. 2. How do schools affect the achievement gap? --
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 --
pt. 3. What educational strategies narrow the achievement gap? --
Closing the achievement gap requires training school leaders / José 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 --
pt. 4. How does public policy affect the achievement gap? --
The No Child Left Behind Act has increased student achievement / Naomi Chudowsky, Victor Chudowsky, and Nancy Kober --
The 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 [and others] --
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.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Karen Miller, book editor.

Abstract:

This book contains a series of articles by authors examining the achievement gap in our public schools in terms of racial differences, social differences, quality of schools, resources, educational strategies, and public policy.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (8)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/441153969> # The achievement gap
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "441153969" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Place/detroit> ; # Detroit
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/miu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/794949> ; # Academic achievement
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903418> ; # Educational equalization
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/379.260973/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100495> ; # Academic achievement--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102489> ; # Educational equalization--United States
    schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/441153969#Audience> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/120041265> ; # Karen Miller
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "This book contains a series of articles by authors examining the achievement gap in our public schools in terms of racial differences, social differences, quality of schools, resources, educational strategies, and public policy."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/326736432> ;
    schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Series/opposing_viewpoints_series> ; # Opposing viewpoints series
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Series/opposing_viewpoints_series_unnumbered> ; # Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
    schema:name "The achievement gap"@en ;
    schema:productID "441153969" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/441153969#PublicationEvent/detroit_greenhaven_press_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Agent/greenhaven_press> ; # Greenhaven Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737747508> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737747492> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/441153969> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Agent/greenhaven_press> # Greenhaven Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Greenhaven Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Series/opposing_viewpoints_series> # Opposing viewpoints series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/441153969> ; # The achievement gap
    schema:name "Opposing viewpoints series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/326736432#Series/opposing_viewpoints_series_unnumbered> # Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/441153969> ; # The achievement gap
    schema:name "Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100495> # Academic achievement--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Academic achievement--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102489> # Educational equalization--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational equalization--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/794949> # Academic achievement
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Academic achievement"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903418> # Educational equalization
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational equalization"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/120041265> # Karen Miller
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1973" ;
    schema:familyName "Miller" ;
    schema:givenName "Karen" ;
    schema:name "Karen Miller" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737747492>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0737747498" ;
    schema:isbn "9780737747492" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737747508>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0737747501" ;
    schema:isbn "9780737747508" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.