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Journal Article: Eradicating the Achievement Gap

Categories

ACHIEVEMENT gap, ACADEMIC achievement, SCHOOLS -- United States, TWENTY-first century, UNITED States

Authors

Robertson, Harvetta

Published

2008, Winter/Spring2008

Publisher

Association for the Study of African American Life & History

Abstract

The article discusses ways on attaining the goal of abolishing the achievement gap still present among U.S. schools in the 21st century. According to the author, despite of the technological advancements and institutional practices that are research-based, academic achievement and equal learning opportunities for U.S. students are not yet achieved. An overview of the ways to help students associate their knowledge with th instructional content is offered. It also suggests that participation in the reform efforts may eradicate achievement gap.

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