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The achievement gap in U.S. education : canaries in the mine / Mano Singham.

Author/Creator:
Singham, Mano.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 188 p. ; 23 cm.
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Other Title:
Achievement gap in US education
Subjects:
Educational equalization -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction
Education in the broad political context
Myths about the achievement gap
The case against the genetic model
Income, wealth, and the achievement gap
Other possible causes of the gap
Success stories and what we can learn from them
Why good teaching matters and what it takes to achieve it
Why good teaching practices are relatively rare in U.S. schools and even rarer in poor and minority schools
How and why did it get this way?.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1578862175 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
56982445