ERIC Number: EJ654872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Mobility and the Achievement Gap.
Skandera, Hanna; Sousa, Richard
Hoover Digest: Research and Opinion on Public Policy, n3 p1-5 2002
Research indicates that low achievement scores relate significantly to high school mobility rates. One explanation for this relationship is curricular inconsistency. Some suggest that school choice could contribute to a solution by breaking the link between a child's home address and school address, thus allowing students to remain at one school despite moving. Others recommend a strong, coordinated core curriculum. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Inner City, Low Achievement, Low Income Groups, Student Mobility
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