ERIC Number: EJ650938
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
School Improvement for All: Reflections on the Achievement Gap.
Howard, Gary R.
Journal of School Improvement, v3 n1 p11-17 Spr 2002
Asserts that three social dominance issues have caused and continue to perpetuate achievement disparities among poor and minority students: the assumption of rightness, the luxury of ignorance, and the legacy of privilege. Describes school district initiatives, leadership, and research findings related to overcoming this achievement gap. Contends that assessment methods must be multi-dimensional and culturally and situationally appropriate. (Contains 12 references.) (KP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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