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ERIC Number: ED501504
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 28
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1536-4739
Achievement Gap. Early Developments. Volume 11, Number 2, Fall 2007
Winton, Pam, Ed.; Buysse, Virginia, Ed.; Zimmerman, Tracy, Ed.
FPG Child Development Institute
Research has identified a host of factors that likely contribute to the disparity in achievement, negating the possibility that a one-size-fits-all answer exists. Therefore, the initiatives highlighted in this issue of "Early Developments" address a variety of approaches. This issue of "Early Developments" includes the following articles: (1) The Achievement Gap: FPG Efforts to Close the Gap (Tracy Zimmerman); (2) Helping Boys of Color Succeed: Promoting Academic Success; (3) Rejecting the Stereotype: Project U-Stars~Plus Assumes "At-Potential"; (4) A Closer Look: Insights into What May Fuel the Gap; (5) Does English-Only Fuel Achievement Gap?; and (6) Acknowledging & Reducing Stigmatization of African American Boys: Raising Awareness, Changing Approaches. Also included in this issue are "Recently Published" and "Recent Grants." [For Volume 11, Number 1 of "Early Developments," see ED496612.]
FPG Child Development Institute. University of North Carolina, Publications Office, CB# 8185, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185. Tel: 919-966-0857; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, FPG Child Development Institute