Closing the achievement gap : from teacher education to student learning
The academic achievement gap in the United States keeps growing every day. Beginning in eighth grade, students around the world are compared to each other using one international assessment to measure student performance. The results of the assessment are disheartening for Americans because American students rank among the lowest in the world when it comes to reading, math, and science. Because of the international assessment results, an academic sense of urgency has swept the nation. Legislation is currently writing and implementing new laws and bills to address the education epidemic spreading ...
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