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Achievement Gap

Scope Note: 
Academic performance disparity (as measured by educational indicators such as grades, graduation rates, standardized test scores, college admission, course selection) between or among student groups. The groups may be defined by race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, disability, English language proficiency, gender, geographic location, etc.
Category: Educational Process: Societal Perspectives
Related Terms
Academic Achievement
Academic Failure
Access to Education
Achievement Gains
At Risk Students
Educational Assessment
Educational Attainment
Educational Equity (Finance)
Educational Indicators
Educational Status Comparison
Educationally Disadvantaged
Equal Education
Grade Repetition
Growth Models
Learning Problems
Low Achievement
Outcomes of Education
School Readiness
Student Educational Objectives
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008