STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: Schools Use Multiple Strategies to Help Students Meet Academic Standards, Especially Schools with Higher Proportions of Low-Income and Minority Students

Ashby, Cornelia M.
November 2009
GAO Reports;11/16/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents a study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which aims to determine the types, variations and effectiveness of instructional practices used in schools in helping students achieve academic standards. It notes the study's finding of the use of multiple strategies in high-poverty and high-minority schools. It also points out how instructional practices can be positively and negatively influenced by the standards-based accountability systems.


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