Here's your opportunity to understand why some school districts are making more progress than others, to make sure you're focused on what really works, and to build the capacity of high-performance, high-poverty schools.
Part I: Understanding the Achievement Gap
Chapter 1: What Are the Dimensions of the Gap
Chapter 2: What's Race Got to Do with It?
Part II: Analyzing the Research
Chapter 3: Engagement
Chapter 4: Guiding Functions
Chapter 5: Asset-Focused Factors: Interpersonal RElationships
Chatper 7: Asset-Focused Factors: Information-Processing Quality
Part III: Applying What We Know
Chapter 8: Why Are Some Schools Making More Progress Than Others?
Chatper 9: What Can We Do to Close the Gap?
A. Wade Boykin is a professor and director of the graduate program in the Department of Psychology at Howard University. He is also the executive director of the Capstone Insttitute at howard University.
Pedro Noguera is an internationally recognized thought leader on addressing issues of equity and diversity in public schools. He is the Peter L. Agnew Professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Education, the executive director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, and the co-director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings.