ERIC Number: ED465845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Achieving High Educational Standards for All: Conference Summary.
Ready, Timothy, Ed.; Edley, Christopher, Jr., Ed.; Snow, Catherine E., Ed.
This book presents proceedings and papers from a conference on racial and ethnic disparities in K-12 education and identifies key issues for policy and research. Part 1 summarizes the conference in six chapters: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Education and the Changing Nation"; (3) "How People Learn"; (4) "Social Dimensions of Learning"; (5) "Policy and the Education of Minority and Disadvantaged Students"; and (6) "Linking Research and Practice." Part 2 presents the perspectives of the co-moderators: "Overview" (Catherine E. Snow) and "Education Reform in Context: Research, Politics, and Civil Rights" (Christopher Edley, Jr.). Part 3 presents the three conference papers: "Trends in the Educational Achievement of Minority Students since Brown v. Board of Education" (Kim M. Lloyd, Marta Tienda, and Anna Zajacova); "Why Racial Integration and Other Policies since Brown v. Board of Education Have Only Partially Succeeded at Narrowing the Achievement Gap" (Ronald E. Ferguson and Jal Mehta); and "Education Adequacy, Democracy, and the Courts" (Michael A. Rebell). The conference and workshop agendas and biographical sketches of conference presenters are appended. (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Cognitive Style, Democracy, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Immigrants, Language Minorities, Learning, Minority Group Children, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Social Influences, Theory Practice Relationship, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Brown v Board of Education