Clark, Julia V.

Closing the Achievement Gap from an International Perspective

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Table of contents

Part I. Chronicling Educational Challenges and Development

1. Introduction
Julia V. Clark

2. Closing the Achievement Gap: A Systemic View
Linda Darling-Hammond

3. Teacher Qualification and the Achievement Gap: A Cross-National Analysis of 50 Countries
Motoko Akiba, Guodong Liang

Part II. North America

4. Addressing the Achievement Gap in the United States
Julia V. Clark

5. Closing the Science, Mathematics, and Reading Gaps from a Canadian Perspective: Implications for Stem Mainstream and Pipeline Literacy
Larry D. Yore, Leslee Francis Pelton, Brian W. Neill, Tim W. Pelton, John O. Anderson, Todd M. Milford

6. Achievement Gap in Mexico: Present and Outlook
Armando Sanchez-Martinez

Part III. South America

7. Racial Achievement Gaps in Another America: Discussing Schooling Outcomes and Affirmative Action in Brazil
Marcos A. Rangel, Ricardo A. Madeira

Part IV. Europe

8. Narrowing the Achievement Gap: Policy and Practice in England, 1997–2010
Geoff Whitty, Jake Anders

9. The Achievement Gap in Science and Mathematics: A Turkish Perspective
Mustafa Sami Topcu

Part V. Asia

10. Achievement Gap in China
Gaoming Zhang, Yong Zhao

11. Employing a Sociohistorical Perspective for Understanding the Impact of Ideology and Policy on Educational Achievement in the Republic of Korea
Sonya N. Martin, Seung-Urn Choe, Chan-Jong Kim, Youngsun Kwak

12. Closing the Achievement Gap in Singapore
Jason TAN

Part VI. Africa

13. Equity Deferred: South African Schooling Two Decades into Democracy
Nick Taylor, Johan Muller

Part VII. Australia

14. Securing STEM Pathways for Australian High School Students from Low-SES Localities: Science and Mathematics Academy at Flinders (SMAF)
Debra Panizzon, Martin Westwell, Katrina Elliott

15. The Road to Excellence: Promoting Access and Equity to Close the Achievement Gap Internationally
Julia V. Clark

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Teaching and Teacher Education

Publication year
Upbringing, Education

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