Too Many Children Left Behind: The U.S. Achievement Gap in Comparative Perspective

Too Many Children Left Behind: The U.S. Achievement Gap in Comparative Perspective

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ISBN-13: 9781610448482
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 223
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

BRUCE BRADBURY is associate professor at the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, Australia. MILES CORAK is professor of economics at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. JANE WALDFOGEL is professor of social work and public affairs at the Columbia University School of Social Work and visiting professor at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics and Political Science. ELIZABETH WASHBROOK is lecturer in Quantitative Methods for Education at the Graduate School of Education and a member of the Centre for Multilevel Modelling at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations About the Authors Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. The Meaning and Measurement of Equal Opportunity Chapter 3. Resources for Children Chapter 4. Gaps at School Entry Chapter 5. Gaps in the School Years Chapter 6. Diverging Progress Through School Chapter 7. What the United States Can Do to Reduce the SES Gap in Achievement Notes References Index

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