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Ferguson, Ronald F
Toward excellence with equity : an emerging vision for closing the achievement gap / by Ronald F. Ferguson
Cambridge : Harvard Education Press, 2008, c2007
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LC213.2 .F47 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Educational equalization -- United States
Academic achievement -- United States
Physical Description 375 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-360) and index
Contents Shifting challenges: fifty years of economic change toward Black-White earnings equality -- Test-score trends along racial lines, 1971 to 1996: popular culture and community academic standards -- Can schools narrow the Black-White test score gap? -- Teachers' perceptions and expectations and the Black-White test score gap -- A diagnostic analysis of Black-White GPA disparities in Shaker Heights, Ohio -- What doesn't meet the eye: understanding and addressing racial disparities in high-achieving suburban schools -- Appendix: The Tripod Project -- Five challenges to effective teacher professional development -- Toward excellence with equity: the role of parenting and transformative school reform -- Conclusion: Urgency and possibility: a call for a national movement

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