ETS Policy Notes -- Addressing Achievement Gaps

Author(s):
ETS Policy Information Center
Publication Year:
2005
Report Number:
PIC-PNV13N1
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Document Type:
Subject/Key Words:
Educational achievement ethnicity minority students socioeconomic status English-language learning (ELL) achievement gap

Abstract

This issue of ETS Policy Notes (Volume 13, No. 1) provides highlights from the ETS Symposium on Addressing Achievement Gaps held on the ETS campus in Princeton, NJ, on October 20-21, 2005. More than 190 prominent scholars, practitioners, educators, and policymakers discussed addressing acheivement gaps for minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students and English-language learners. This issue of ETS Policy Notes provides an overview of the symposiumpresentations, organized in two sections: "Documenting and Understanding the Gaps" and "Addressing the Gaps.

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