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Students Of Color And The Achievement Gap

Author : Richard R. Valencia
ISBN : 9781317691051
Genre : Education
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Students of Color and the Achievement Gap is a comprehensive, landmark analysis of an incontrovertible racialized reality in U.S. K-12 public education---the relentless achievement gap between low-socioeconomic students of color and their economically advantaged White counterparts. Award winning author and scholar Richard Valencia provides an authoritative and systemic treatment of the achievement gap, focusing on Black and Latino/Latina students. He examines the societal and educational factors that help to create and maintain the achievement gap by drawing from critical race theory, an asset-based perspective and a systemic inequality approach. By showing how racialized opportunity structures in society and schools ultimately result in racialized patterns of academic achievement in schools, Valencia shows how the various indicators of the achievement gap are actually symptoms of the societal and school quality gaps. Following each of these concerns, Valencia provides a number of reform suggestions that can lead to systemic transformations of K-12 education. Students of Color and the Achievement Gap makes a persuasive and well documented case that school success for students of color, and the empowerment of their parents, can only be fully understood and realized when contextualized within broader political, economic, and cultural frameworks.

What Works May Hurt Side Effects In Education

Author : Yong Zhao
ISBN : 9780807776902
Genre : Education
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Yong Zhao shines a light on the long-ignored phenomenon of side effects of education policies and practices, bringing a fresh and perhaps surprising perspective to evidence-based practices and policies. Identifying the adverse effects of some of the “best” educational interventions with examples from classrooms to boardrooms, the author investigates causes and offers clear recommendations. “A highly readable and important book about the side effects of education reforms. Every educator and researcher should take its lessons to heart.” —Diane Ravitch, New York University “A stunning analysis of the problems encountered in our efforts to improve education. If Yong Zhao has not delivered the death blow to naive empiricism, he has at least severely wounded it.” —Gene V. Glass, San José State University “This book is a brilliantly written analysis of well-known educational change efforts followed by a concrete call for action that no policymaker, researcher, teacher, or education reform advocate should leave unread.” —Pasi Sahlberg, University of New South Wales, Sydney “Nothing less than the future of the republic is dealt with in this wonderful and crucial book about the field of educational research and policy.” —David C. Berliner, Arizona State University

Working Together

Author : Diane YendolHoppey
ISBN : 9781681237329
Genre : Education
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This book provides illustrations of urban schooluniversity partnerships recognized by the Shirley Schwartz Award of Council of Great City Schools. The authors share their work by blending practitioner and researcher voices to offer other school and university based educators, policy makers, and foundation leadership potential solutions to the complex problem of preparing educators and enhancing teaching within urban schools. In each chapter, the authors describe their urban partnership story, the greatest challenges they faced, how they responded to those challenges, and evidence of impact. Given that each partnership is unique, the authors conclude each chapter by offering a set of questions for discussion. This book serves as an excellent resource for educators interested in establishing urban schooluniversity partnerships that improve educator quality, strengthen the pipeline of urban educators, and expand Pk12 students’ learning experiences. The book is divided into three sections: (1) Teacher Candidate Preparation, (2) Teacher Professional Development, and (3) Principal Development.

Academic Advising And The First College Year

Author : Jenny R. Fox
ISBN : 9781942072188
Genre : Education
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Published in partnership with NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising Academic advisors help students learn to make the most of their college years, not merely by completing requirements toward a degree but also by growing intellectually and developing all aspects of their identity. Yet, many professional and faculty advisors are new to academic advising and may feel ill-equipped to do more than help students register for classes. This new edited collection provides an overview of the theory and best practice undergirding advising today while exploring the transition challenges of a wide-range of first-year college students, including those attending two-year colleges, coming from underrepresented backgrounds, entering underprepared for college-level work, and/or experiencing academic failure.

More Courageous Conversations About Race

Author : Glenn E. Singleton
ISBN : 9781412992664
Genre : Education
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In this companion to his best-selling book, Singleton presents first-person vignettes and a detailed case study showing educators how to usher in courageous conversations to ignite systemic transformation.

Courageous Conversations About Race

Author : Glenn E. Singleton
ISBN : 9781483388472
Genre : Education
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Create a systemwide plan for transforming the district office, schools, and classrooms into places that truly support ALL students achieving their highest levels! This updated edition of the bestseller continues to explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why achievement inequality persists and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true educational equity and excellence. NEW! Revised Courageous Conversation Compass NEW! Racial autobiographies NEW! Case study on St. Paul Public Schools, which has stayed on track with the Courageous Conversation protocol and framework NEW! Links to video segments of the author describing the work REVISED! Activities and checklists for school and district leaders REVISED! Action and implementation steps

The Wisconsin Comprehensive School Counseling Model

Author : Gary L. Spear
ISBN : WISC:89096032024
Genre : Counselors
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Increasing Student Achievement

Author : Mychal Wynn
ISBN : 1880463105
Genre : Self-Help
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The clear choice of school improvement planning teams, closing the achievement gap task forces, local school councils, PTAs, and school leadership teams.Incresing Student Achievement provides a step-by-step guide through the process of conceptualizing strategies within each of the school improvement/student achievement components: Mission, Vision, School Climate and Culture, Curriculum and Content, Instruction, and Assessment.Contains research data, strategic planning forms, how to establish core teams, and how to integrate school improvement and student achievement strategies into the school improvement planning framework.

The Great Transformation

Author : Karl Polanyi
ISBN : 3518278606
Genre : Economic history
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Die Ok Ologie Der Menschlichen Entwicklung

Author : Urie Bronfenbrenner
ISBN : CORNELL:31924097763514
Genre : Child psychology
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