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This concise volume offers educational leaders key concepts and strategies for framing discussions about closing the equity gap and ensuring high achievement for all learners. As the first volume in The Soul of Educational Leadership series, this unique collection presents:

Pedro A. Noguera and Alan M. Blankstein on essential questions and themes; Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey on culturally proficient equity audits; Antoinette Mitchell on the knowledge base for teaching diverse learners in big-city schools; Stephen G. Peters on how to capture, inspire, and teach every learner; Thomas R. Guskey on rethinking the work of Benjamin S. Bloom; Karen J. Pittman and Merita Irby on readiness for college, work, and life; Alan Boyle on helping failing schools to turn around; Richard Farson on the paradoxes of risk, challenge, failure, and innovation

Pioneering educators and series editors Alan M. Blankstein, Robert W. Cole, and Paul D. Houston offer thought-provoking ideas applicable to all schools, districts, and learning communities and include a complete index for browsing and easy reference.

All Our Children Learning: New Views on the Work of Benjamin S. Bloom

All Our Children Learning: New Views on the Work of Benjamin S. Bloom

All our children learning: New views on the work of Benjamin S. Bloom
Thomas R.Guskey

Not all groups of students learn equally well in school. Some learn excellently, reach high levels of achievement, and reap the many positive benefits of that success. But many others learn less well and gain few of those positive benefits.

These gaps in the achievement of different groups of students have been evident for decades. In the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson's “War on Poverty” focused directly on inequalities in the educational achievement of economically disadvantaged students and their more advantaged counterparts. The Economic Opportunity Act (EOA) of 1964, which established the Head Start program, and the Elementary and Secondary Education ...

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