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Newspaper Article: The Achievement Gap-Do We Need a New Strategy?

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EDITORIALS, MINORITY students, AMERICAN students, EDUCATIONAL evaluation, MATHEMATICS -- Study & teaching, UNITED States

Authors

Kulm, Gerald

Published

2007

Abstract

The article presents views and insights of the author concerning the disparity in achievement between white and minority students on major assessment of mathematics learning such as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the U.S. The recent NAEP report indicated that overall achievement in mathematics continues to improve at a slow and steady rate. The author also mentions the new reform strategy of providing higher standards and more testing.

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