ERIC Number: EJ634034
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Closing the Achievement Gap.
American Educator, v25 n3 p7-9 Fall 2001
Discusses why the achievement gap between poor and middle-class children persists and what can be done to close it, explaining that the latest version of Title I does not provide necessary levels of resources to compensate for inequality in educational spending. Examines the importance of preschool educational experiences, suggesting that this should be a priority for funding. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Excerpted from opening remarks at the Annual QuEST Conference (July 12-15, 2001, Washington, D.C.).