Bridging the Literacy Achievement Gap, Grades 4-12

Bridging the Literacy Achievement Gap, Grades 4-12

by Dorothy Strickland
     
 
Despite efforts by educators and policymakers during the past several decades, certain groups of students -- primarily African American students, English language learners, and students from low-income homes -- continue to underperform on commonly used measures of academic achievement. Addressing critical issues related to pre-adolescent and adolescent literacy

Overview

Despite efforts by educators and policymakers during the past several decades, certain groups of students -- primarily African American students, English language learners, and students from low-income homes -- continue to underperform on commonly used measures of academic achievement. Addressing critical issues related to pre-adolescent and adolescent literacy learners with a focus on closing the achievement gap, this valuable resource is essential reading for those involved in teaching and setting policy for literacy education in grades 4 through 12.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807744864
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
05/26/2004
Series:
Language and Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
9 - 17 Years

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