Untangling the Achievement Gap's Factors

Grimes, Cathy
March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p23
The article examines the existence of achievement gaps despite efforts to reform the state of education system in the U.S. Achievement gaps have gained more prominence since passage of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It offers advice on how to deal with disparities in academic achievements. Roots of the problem are uncovered.


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