Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The achievement gap in education refers to the disparity in academic performance between groups of students it is most often used to describe the troubling performance gaps between many african. The widening achievement gap between affluent and low-income students has received less attention than the divide between white and black students, which has narrowed significantly. The achievement gap between white students and black students has barely narrowed over the last 50 years, despite nearly a half century of supposed progress in race relations and an increased. Reducing gaps in the achievement of various groups of students as a simple problem of reducing variation in student learning outcomes bloom observed that teaching all students in the same way and giving.
Compared to other large, urban school districts, denver has among the biggest achievement gaps in the country between white and hispanic students in reading and math that's according to data. The achievement gap refers to the differences in academic performance between groups of students closing gaps in achievement and ensuring all students are performing. Gender achievement gaps on national and state assessments have been a popular research topic over the last few decades many prior studies examine these gaps in.
The 2017 results of the national assessment of education progress show stagnant scores among america's schoolchildren, as well as lingering achievement gaps. The achievement gap is not just an urban issue the gap exists in every part of ct, whether urban, suburban, or rural you can find the gap in your district below. Student achievement data compiled by the florida department of education suggests charter students are performing better than their peers in traditional schools.
Ensuring true equity in our schools — and equality in america — means closing achievement gaps, not just at the low end of achievement, but all along the spectrum to do so, schools must work hard to rapidly accelerate achievement for struggling students, while simultaneously ensuring that. A research paper on the achievement gap discuss the most up to date statistics and information on how the achievement gap affects the educational system and society. The achievement gap in education refers to the different levels of academic performance of students from a variety of racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds the lack of access to high-quality education in a child's early years has a deep and enduring impact on development and academic achievement. The achievement gap in the united states is the observed, persistent disparity in measures of educational performance among subgroups of us students,.
The factors that have caused the achievement gap are varied but can be broken down into three categories: schools, family and community, and health. The latest news about the achievement gap, including articles, commentaries, and special features. The tool below can be used to explore racial and ethnic achievement gaps on the 2014-15 smarter balanced test in many connecticut school districts. The rigorous research ets conducts into the causes and consequences of education inequity is the cornerstone of our efforts to close the achievement gap.
Achievement gap news and opinion i suggest that you reach out to school leaders to request that your school become phone-free. Leading researchers from vanderbilt university's peabody college and other educational thought leaders share real world strategies with educators in hopes of. The achievement gap task force, which was created by legislation in 2011 and will exist until 2020 in 2014, the task force released the master plan to eliminate the achievement gap in connecticut.