ERIC Number: EJ703952
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-1
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When Do Children Fall Behind? What Can Be Done?
Davison, Mark L.; Seo, Young Seok; Davenport, Jr., Ernest C.; Butterbaugh, Donna; Davison, Leslie J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v85 n10 p752 Jun 2004
One of the main goals of recent education reform efforts, including NCLB, is to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and minority students and their wealthier, white peers. In this article, the authors present data showing that closing those gaps once they have emerged is no easy task. (Contains 10 endnotes.)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Academic Achievement, Low Achievement, School Readiness, Minority Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Language Skills, Early Childhood Education, Student Needs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment