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ERIC Number: EJ1060627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1949-6427
Analysis of Texas Achievement Data for Elementary African American and Latino Females
Larke, Patricia J.; Webb-Hasan, Gwendolyn; Jimarez, Teresa; Li, Yeping
Journal of Case Studies in Education, v6 Sep 2014
This study provides a critical look at achievement of African American (AA), and Latino (L) females in third and fifth grades on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) in reading, mathematics and science. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the 2007 and 2011 TAKS raw data. Data analyses indicate that AAL females had the lowest mean scores in reading, mathematics and science. This study brings light to the lack of preparation of AAL females in their early school experiences for a trajectory in STEM careers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 3; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas