ERIC Number: ED484781
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Progress and Prospects for Minority and Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students and English-Language Learners. ETS Policy Notes. Volume 13, Number 1, Winter 2005
Scatton, Linda H., Ed.; Coley, Richard J., Ed.; McBride, Amanda, Ed.
Educational Testing Service
More than 190 prominent scholars, practitioners, educators, and policymakers gathered at ETS on October 20-21, 2004, to participate in a symposium dedicated to addressing achievement gaps for minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students and English-language learners. This issue of "ETS Policy Notes" provides an overview of the symposium presentations, organized in two sections: "Documenting and Understanding the Gaps" and "Addressing the Gaps." The speakers, their affiliations, and their e-mail addresses are listed in a separate section at the end of this newsletter.
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Poverty, Academic Achievement, Minority Group Children, Limited English Speaking, English (Second Language), Educational Needs
ETS Policy Information Center, Educational Testing Service, Rosedale Road, 19-R, Princeton, NJ 08541-0001. Tel: 609-734-5949; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Policy Information Center.