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ERIC Number: ED459258
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
State Summary of Oregon. Ed Watch Online.
Education Trust, Washington, DC.
This report provides data on the academic achievement gap that separates low-income and minority students from other students, examining how well different groups of students perform in Oregon and noting inequities in teacher quality, course offerings, and funding. Included are tables and data that provide: a frontier gap analysis (a comparison of Oregon to the leaders in achievement and gap closing); student profile (the demographic distribution of youth in Oregon); state performance (academic achievement and educational attainment); opportunity (well prepared teachers, challenging curricula, special student placements, effective instruction, and annual per pupil investments); minority achievement gains, state by state; and analysis of minority-white achievement gaps by subject area and grade level. Hispanic 8th graders in Oregon score about 2 years behind white 8th graders in the state in math, science and reading, and more than 1 year behind in writing. Low-income 8th graders in Oregon score about 2 years behind non-poor 8th graders in the state in math, reading and writing, and more than 1 year behind in science. (Contains 24 references.) (SM)
The Education Trust, 1725 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-293-1217; Fax: 202-293-2605. For full text: http://204.176.179.36/dc/edtrust/edstart.cfm.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Education Trust, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress