The Achievement Gap Research Paper by hicaliber

The Achievement Gap
An analysis of the historical and cultural reasons for the achievement gap between African-American and Caucasian students.
# 94148 | 1,398 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses the achievement gap between African-American and Caucasian students as it relates to education. It discusses the gap from a historical and cultural perspective. It then explores the context of this issue as it relates to standards of education and analyzes the findings of several articles regarding the impact of this issue on pre-service teachers.

Table of Contents:
Context With Link To Standards Of Education
Summary And Analysis Of Several Articles
Impact Of This Issue Of Pre-Service Teachers

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "African America Achievement in America". Retrieved May 4, 2006
  • Doering, A., Huffman D., Hughes J. (2003) Preservice Teachers: Are We Thinking with Technology? Journal of Research on Technology in Education. 35. (3), 342.
  • Donlevy, J. (2002). Closing the Achievement Gap: Plausible Solutions, Multiple Dimensions. International Journal of Instructional Media, 29(2), 143+.
  • Ferguson, R., Mehta J. (2004) THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY - an Unfinished Journey: The Legacy of Brown and the Narrowing of the Achievement Gap. Phi Delta Kappan. 85(9), 656.
  • Noguera, P. A., & Akom, A. (2000, June 5). CAUSES OF THE RACIAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP ALL DERIVE FROM UNEQUAL TREATMENT : Disparities Demystified. The Nation, 270, 29.

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