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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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Mind the Gap By Bruce Mellor
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(Zero rated for VAT in the UK) Turn good intentions into success! Do your good intentions sometimes remain so - just good intentions? There is a distinct gap between good intentions and... More > success. After many years of developmennt I am now ready to share with you the simple solution to closing the gap. It is simply brilliant! It is brilliantly simple! Why delay - invest today!< Less
Mind the Gap By Bruce Mellor
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(Zero rated for VAT in the UK) Imagine you are on the platform of life and the train is your transport to the next station, your next achievement. There is a gap between success and failure. Learn... More > how to recognise and close the gap!< Less
The Aging Gap Between Species By Anca Ioviţă
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Aging is a puzzle to solve. This process is traditionally studied in a couple of biological models like fruit flies, worms and mice. What all these species have in common is their fast aging. This is... More > excellent for lab budgets. It is a great short-term strategy. Who has time to study species that live for decades? But lifespan differences among species are magnitudes of order larger than any lifespan variation achieved in the lab. This is the reason for which I studied countless information resources in an attempt to gather highly specialized research into one easy-to-follow book. I wanted to see the forest among the trees. I wanted to expose the aging gap between species in an easy-to-follow and logical sequence. This book is my attempt at doing just that.< Less
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