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Parsing the Achievement Gap II

Author(s):
Barton, Paul E.; Coley, Richard J.
Publication Year:
2009
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
35
Subject/Key Words:
Achievement Gap Advanced Placement Program (AP) Class size. High School Curriculum Minority Students National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) Parent Participation School Safety Socioeconomic Status (SES) Teacher Quality Technology

Abstract

This Policy Information Report follows up on a 2003 report Parsing the Achievement Gap: Baselines for Tracking Progress. This updated report tracks 16 factors related to academic performance, ranging from low birth weight to teacher quality. While some gaps have narrowed, other have widened.

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