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The achievement gap in U.S. education : canaries in the mine / Mano Singham.

Author/creator Singham, Mano
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005.
Descriptionvii, 188 pages ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Variant title Achievement gap in US education
Contents Introduction -- Education in the broad political context -- Myths about the achievement gap -- The case against the genetic model -- Income, wealth, and the achievement gap -- Other possible causes of the gap -- Success stories and what we can learn from them -- Why good teaching matters and what it takes to achieve it -- Why good teaching practices are relatively rare in U.S. schools and even rarer in poor and minority schools -- How and why did it get this way?.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2004026788
ISBN1578862175 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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