20 Oct 2015 The Facts about the Achievement Gap” by Diane Ravitch One. What is Ravitch's thesis? Ravitch is refuting privatized schools as the “answer” to bridging the gap between the educational scores of middle-class whites and low-income minorities. She writes, “Privatization inevitably means deregulation,
Page 1. Agapeh Zadooryin Prof. Tyberg English 1A November 8, 2016 “The Facts About The Achievement” Gap by Diane Ravich In America we always hear about the achievement gap, weather its on TV, in the newspaper or the radio. In “The Facts About The Achievement Gap” by Diane Ravitch, Ravich argues that the
5 Oct 2015 Let's think? No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB)- is a United States Act of Congress that is a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which included Title I, the government's flagship aid program for disadvantaged students. Claim The achievement gaps are large and getting
9 Sep 2014 The Rhetoric of the "Achievement Gap" from Boston Review. Diane Ravitch, a leading opponent of corporate school reform, likewise wrote that. until the Wall Street guys, the Despite the weight of these facts, privatizing reformers manage to recast poverty in the language of individual responsibility.
19 Sep 2013 Why the Achievement Gap Matters and Will Remain EdWeek features a story that is a typical crisis report on education in the U.S. that has… We must replace the phrase “achievement gap” with “equity gap”—clearly expressing that many aspects of children's lives reflect the persistent facts of privilege and
Achievement. Gap. John E. Chubb. The most important education issue facing the United States today is almost certainly the severe disparity in academic achievement be- . ment gap—a fact confirmed by numerous sources of data. Tables 1– .. ida's standards, as E. D. Hirsch Jr. and Diane Ravitch report in chap-.
28 Mar 2010 Diane Ravitch, "No Child Left Behind", And The Racial Achievement Gap`s Kryptonite Cause. Sailer. Steve Sailer The plain fact is, however, that nobody has a clue how to eradicate the racial gap—short of hitting the white and Asian kids on the head with a ball peen hammer. Thus Ravitch points out that.
While Kozol's essay seems to imply that America has digressed to a state of full segregation, Diane Ravitch's essay “The Facts About the Achievement Gap” takes the stance that the gap between races has been narrowed significantly. In her opinion, “There has been some progress, but it has been slow and uneven” ( 363).
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22 Aug 2011 We'll speak with two of the panel members this hour, education historian Diane Ravitch and sociologist Angel Harris, and we want to hear from you. So essentially, like Diane mentioned, that the gap was closing in the '70s and '80s and in fact that the gap did close from the '60s to about 1990 or so, and