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Closing the opportunity gap : what America must do to give all children an even chance

Author: Prudence L Carter; Kevin G Welner
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
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Closing the Opportunity Gap offers accessible, research-based essays written by leading experts who highlight the disparities that exist in our public schools for the opportunity to learn instead of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Prudence L Carter; Kevin G Welner
ISBN: 9780199982998 0199982996 9780199982981 0199982988
OCLC Number: 946568604
Contents: Acknowledgements ; List of Contributors ; Chapter 1. Achievement Gaps Arise from Opportunity Gaps, Kevin G. Welner & Prudence L. Carter ; Chapter 2. Lack of Achievement or Loss of Opportunity?, Gloria Ladson-Billings ; Part One: Overcoming the Obstacles We Create for Children ; Chapter 3. Educationalizing the Welfare State and Privatizing Education: The Irony of Recent School Reform, Harvey Kantor & Robert Lowe ; Chapter 4. Going to the Roots: Race, Housing, and School Inequality Costs and Possible Solutions, Gary Orfield ; Chapter 5. Why Children from Lower Socioeconomic Classes, on Average, Have Lower Academic Achievement than Middle-Class Children, Richard Rothstein ; Part Two: Overcoming the Obstacles We Create for Schools ; Chapter 6. Inequality and School Resources: What it Will Take to Close the Opportunity Gap?, Linda Darling-Hammond ; Chapter 7. Achievement Gaps Start Early: Preschool Can Help, W. Steven Barnett & Cynthia E. Lamy ; Chapter 8. How Common Standards and Standardized Testing Widen the Opportunity Gap, Yong Zhao & Christopher Tienken ; Chapter 9. A More Perfect Union: Reconciling School Choice Policy with Equality of Opportunity Goals, Janelle Scott & Amy Stuart Wells ; Part Three: Overcoming the Obstacles We Create for Teachers ; Chapter 10. Student and School Cultures & the Opportunity Gap: Paying Attention and Engaging Better, Prudence L. Carter ; Chapter 11. Meeting the Needs of Language Minorities, Patricia Gandara ; Chapter 12. Tracking, Segregation, and the Opportunity Gap: What We Know and Why It Matters, Karolyn Tyson ; Chapter 13. Good Schools and Teachers for All Students: Dispelling Myths, Facing Evidence, and Pursuing the Right Strategies, Barnett Berry ; Part Four: Solutions/Conclusion ; Chapter 14. The Cumulative Costs of the Opportunity Gap, Clive Belfield & Hank Levin ; Chapter 15. Enhancing a Nation's Democracy through Equitable Schools, Michele Moses & John Rogers ; Chapter 16. Building Opportunities to Achieve, Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner ; Notes ; References ; Index
Responsibility: edited by Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner.

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As policymakers and education leaders seek to pick up the pieces of a public education system tattered by No-Child-Left-Behind style reform, Carter and Welner's book brings clear-eyed analyses of Read more...

 
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