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Document Number: 4185

Bridging the Achievement Gap - This new book brings together the findings of renowned education scholars who show how various states, school districts and individual schools have lifted the achievement levels of poor and minority students. The most promising strategies include focusing on core academic skills, reducing class size, enrolling students in more challenging courses, administering annual achievement assessment tests, creating schools with a culture of competition and success, and offering vouchers in big-city school districts. (John E. Chubb and Tom Loveless, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 2002)...


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