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Tug of War: Trends of Racial and Ethnic Gaps in Achievement and Environment

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the questions of racial achievement gap trends in terms of equity. How have achievement gaps among racial and ethnic groups changed over the past four decades? What changes in ... More


The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Jaekyung Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Revealing that more than half of American students’ academic growth potential has been lost over the past several decades, this book reframes the war on achievement gaps as the ubiquitous challenge ... More


Leveling the Learning Bar in Secondary School Across Social Class

Marie Duru-Bellat

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on educational equity in the world’s most affluent countries, where access to primary schooling is now universal and what is at stake is developing equitable secondary and ... More


Brain Race: International Achievement Gaps and Educational Deficits

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the question of international achievement gaps in terms of globality. How well do US students fare against peers in other developed countries? What key family and school ... More


Bell Curve: Achievement and Environment Gaps Among Racial and Ethnic Groups

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the questions of a racial gap in the academic achievement trajectory in terms of equity. How do academic growth patterns vary among racial and ethnic groups within the United ... More


Introduction

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Introduction gives an overview of the major issues and topics addressed. In this book, the anatomy of underachievement problems is structured around the themes of excellence, equity, ... More


Achievement Gaps Arise from Opportunity Gaps

Kevin G. Welner and Prudence L. Carter

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Kevin Welner and Prudence Carter explain why it is important to shift the nation’s focus back toward an “opportunity gap” framing of educational inequity. Thinking about inputs helps us to focus on ... More


Multiple Intelligences: A Digression

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter briefly introduces the multiple intelligences theory, with an apology to Professor Howard Gardner for its brevity. Professor Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences was described in ... More


Balancing Act: International Policy Benchmarking and Education Reforms

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the question of international education reform in terms of globality. Did American school reform policies benchmark Asian counterparts to narrow the international education ... More


Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Gilda L. Ochoa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687398
eISBN:
9781452948898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Academic Profiling focuses on the schooling experiences and relationships between the two fastest growing groups in the United States—Asian Americans and Latinas/os. At a time when politicians and ... More


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