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Analysing underachievement in schools

Author: Emma Smith, (Professor)
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2005.
Series: Empirical studies in education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Underachievement in school is one of the most widely used terms in education today. As a discourse it has been responsible for influencing government policy and staffroom discussions, as well as the pages of academic journals and the TES. It is also a subject which raises questions about what we expect from a fair and equitable education system. Analysing Underachievement in Schools provides a critical analysis of
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Emma, Dr.
Analysing underachievement in schools.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2005
(OCoLC)607579625
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Smith, (Professor)
ISBN: 0826475655 9780826475657
OCLC Number: 58053116
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introducing underachievement --
2. Underachievement and national educational crisis accounts --
3. Reconsidering the 'failing nation' debates --
4. Failing boys and 'moral panics' --
5. Reconsidering underachieving students --
6. What is underachievement? --
7. Measuring underachievement --
8. Measuring low achievement --
9. Understanding underachievement --
10. So, what works? Strategies to close the achievement gap --
App. 1. Further details of research methods --
App. 2. Multiple regression model for identifying underachieving students --
App. 3. Profiles of students who were identified as underachieving.
Series Title: Empirical studies in education.
Responsibility: Emma Smith.
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