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JEROME TAYLOR & MALICK KOUYATÉ

In: Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology

Chapter 17: Achievement Gap Between Black and White Students: Theoretical Analysis With Recommendations for Remedy

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Achievement Gap Between Black and White Students: Theoretical Analysis With Recommendations for Remedy
Achievement gap between black and white students: Theoretical analysis with recommendations for remedy

The purpose of this chapter is to offer a measurement perspective on how to understand and eliminate the persisting achievement gap between Black and White students. We start out by describing the nature of this achievement gap, which provides the foundation for introducing our measurement perspective for understanding it. From this perspective, we evaluate a sample of educational reforms developed to narrow if not eliminate the gap. On the basis of this review with critique, we offer recommendations for remedy anchored around a new standard of achievement: A minimum of 70% of African American children should perform at or above ...

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