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Journal Article: THE NOTORIOUS G-A-P

Categories

ACADEMIC achievement, EDUCATION -- United States, LEARNING & scholarship, MINORITIES -- Education, UNITED States

Authors

Lewis, Anne C.

Published

2000

Publisher

Phi Delta Kappa International

Abstract

Focuses on the academic performance gap between Caucasian and minority students in the United States. How results from standardized testing show that the gap has grown throughout the 1990s; Inability of researchers to fully explain why the gap has grown; Findings which indicate that the widening of the academic gap coincided with the appearance of so-called gangsta rap.

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