Learning matters: the achievement gap (2003)


By 2019, when this years fourth graders are in their twenties, whites will be twice as likely as blacks and three times as likely as hispanics to have a college.



Ending the gap



Fixing male achievement gap? hpl

In the war against boys christina hoff sommers argues that boys, regardless of ethnicity and social class, are less likely than their sisters to feel connected to.



Aspire! part 2 urban high school students research the achievement gap

Aspire! Documents 12th grade students as they study the role of race in academic achievement. The students read and discuss the work of education expert dr.



Can educational technology narrow the achievement gap?


May 3, 2016 new york our country spends more than 10 billion on k-12 education technology. What can we say with any confidence about the promise and.



Policy options to tackle the achievement gap


An expert on diversity in education, pedro noguera examines the hurdles faced in the efforts to provide equal education to all and then he unveils the solutions.



2011 summer institute welcome remarks and keynote address, july 6th

With 300 participants and 38 presenters, the guardians of equity: improving the educational opportunity for children conference was a great success. New york.



Standardized testing: last week tonight with john oliver (hbo)


American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John oliver explains how standardized tests impact school funding, the achievement gap, how often kids.



The y expands programming in harlem to target low literacy

Literacy is a cornerstone of community strength and resilience. After a highly competitive grant process, the ymca of greater new york was awarded a grant.



Common core: the plane being built in the air


Carol burris, the principal of new yorks south side high school, talks about how common core-aligned assessments in new york frustrated students and.