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Bridging the Achievement Gap By Hugh J Harmon
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African American males are failing out of high school, retained in the elementary grades, and funneled to special education programs at far greater levels than their peers are. An educated black... More > young man has almost become an oxymoron in America’s urban enclaves, and the U.S. education system seems to be ill equipped to finger the cause of this tragedy in educational outcomes. This is behind the backdrop of measured peaks of progress in income level, home ownership and forays into the realm above the proverbial glass ceiling of corporate America for many African Americans. Why does this achievement gap persist despite the achievements in other areas? Why is it still only a few who somehow manage to beat the odds?< Less
Bridging the Achievement Gap By Hugh J Harmon
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African American males are failing out of high school, retained in the elementary grades, and funneled to special education programs at far greater levels than their peers are. An educated black... More > young man has almost become an oxymoron in America’s urban enclaves, and the U.S. education system seems to be ill equipped to finger the cause of this tragedy in educational outcomes. This is behind the backdrop of measured peaks of progress in income level, home ownership and forays into the realm above the proverbial glass ceiling of corporate America for many African Americans. Why does this achievement gap persist despite the achievements in other areas? Why is it still only a few who somehow manage to beat the odds?< Less
Foolproof Strategies to Close The Student Achievement Gap By Dr. Tsahai London
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Underperforming schools are closing. Teachers identified as incompetent are reassigned or outright fired. Federal and state funds are targeted to design new programs and make substantial school... More > reforms. Improvement and accountability requirements are more stringent for states, districts, schools, and teachers. Responses to The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), replaced by No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), now modified again to ESEA are a mere few of the countless noble efforts attempted across the country. The goal all along has been to raise student achievement and to close gaps. Still the average African American or Hispanic high school graduate is reading at a level similar to that of the average white eighth-grader. This grim reality is the mere tip of the iceberg. The implications are legion. What responsibility must parents assume to arrest this disaster?< Less
Closing the Gap: Setting and Achieving Reasonable Goals By Maximum Balance
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Have you ever set a goal, only to find you never achieved it? Do you sometimes wonder if your goals are unreasonable? Do you need help defining a plan to be sure you hit your goals? Closing the Gap:... More > Setting and Achieving Reasonable Goals is a 29-Page Maximum Balance Guide that includes the following sections: • Revolutionary Gap-Manager Tool • An introduction to the concept of the Gap • The Maximum Balance Framework of Assess, Plan, and Act! • Goal-Stoppers: 10 reasons people fail to achieve their goals • ASSESS - How big is the Gap? • PLAN - How do you manage the Gap? • ACT - How do you close the Gap? • Final tips for taking action If you are interested in a rapid-pace, visual solution for setting and achieving reasonable goals across any Cornerstone of your life – Personal, Relationships, Career, Finance or Giving, Closing the Gap: Setting and Achieving Reasonable Goals is the correct resource for you.< Less
Creating Readers: A Successful Approach to Closing the Achievement Gap By Timothy E. Johnson & Anne B. Rodier
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Creating Readers: A Successful Approach to Closing the Achievement Gap By Timothy E. Johnson & Anne B. Rodier
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Factors that Cause The Ethnic Achievement Gap and Low Retention Rates in American Colleges for Latino and African American Students By Jacqueline Vinasco
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This paper talks about an apparent institutional bias currently present in American universities toward certain ethnic student groups. The paper also talks about different research conducted by... More > other authors to prove that this issue still exists and it is contributing to the national achievement gap. Recommendations on how to ameliorate the situation are also proposed and a conclusion that summarizes the entire issue presents guidance and hope for improvement.< Less
Leading Change & Navigating Success: Bridging the Gap By Marguerite O’Connor, Ohad Shilo
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• Are you looking for abundance in your life? • Are you willing to use more of your ability and potential? • Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by change? Just when you have navigated... More > one change, another comes along. Change overload can throw you off balance. This book will help you cope with change. This is an innovative way to lead change and to navigate success. Bridging the Gap is a fascinating concept for changing the way you think and behave. Close the gap between your reality and dreams. This is your key to a brighter future. The book was born for you, to give you that fresh start toward a more satisfying life! This is your new best friend on your life journey, to help you achieve abundance as you define it. Make our book your book. Make Bridging the Gap your philosophy. Take action today to change your life. Most limitations are in your mind. Ignite the spark of your success and achieve your abundant life. Open your door to opportunity. Surrender to success. www.sparkthelight.com< Less
Leading Change & Navigating Success: Bridging the Gap By Marguerite O’Connor, Ohad Shilo
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• Are you looking for abundance in your life? • Are you willing to use more of your ability and potential? • Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by change? Just when you have navigated... More > one change, another comes along. Change overload can throw you off balance. This book will help you cope with change. This is an innovative way to lead change and to navigate success. Bridging the Gap is a fascinating concept for changing the way you think and behave. Close the gap between your reality and dreams. This is your key to a brighter future. The book was born for you, to give you that fresh start toward a more satisfying life! This is your new best friend on your life journey, to help you achieve abundance as you define it. Make our book your book. Make Bridging the Gap your philosophy. Take action today to change your life. Most limitations are in your mind. Ignite the spark of your success and achieve your abundant life. Open your door to opportunity. Surrender to success. www.sparkthelight.com< Less
Education: A Waste of Time? 7 Critical Elements Needed to Fill Key Gaps in Your Education That Waste 5 to 10 Years and 10s of Thousands of Dollars By Brown, Jefffrey P.
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Do you know that every 26 seconds a public high school student is dropping out? That roughly half of those that go off to college don't graduate? That within 5 to 10 years 70% of college grads are no... More > longer working in jobs related to their major? There's A LOT of wasted time and years (10s of thousands of dollars and upward of 5 to 10 years). But there IS something you can do about it by applying the principles in Education: A Waste of Time? to your life.< Less