The Resource Closing the opportunity gap : what America must do to give all children an even chance, edited by Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner, (electronic resource)

Closing the opportunity gap : what America must do to give all children an even chance, edited by Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner, (electronic resource)

Label
Closing the opportunity gap : what America must do to give all children an even chance
Title
Closing the opportunity gap
Title remainder
what America must do to give all children an even chance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
379.2/60973
Index
index present
LC call number
LC213.2
LC item number
.C565 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carter, Prudence L.
  • Welner, Kevin Grant
  • Ladson-Billings, Gloria
  • ebrary, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Educational equalization
Label
Closing the opportunity gap : what America must do to give all children an even chance, edited by Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner, (electronic resource)
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/umanitoba/docDetail.action?docID=10686695
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Achievement gaps arise from opportunity gaps / Kevin G. Welner & Prudence L. Carter -- Lack of achievement or loss of opportunity? / Gloria Ladson-Billings -- Educationalizing the welfare state and privatizing education: the irony of recent school reform / Harvey Kantor & Robert Lowe -- Going to the roots: race, housing, and school inequality costs and possible solutions / Gary Orfield -- Why children from lower socioeconomic classes, on average, have lower academic achievement than middle-class children / Richard Rothstein -- Inequality and school resources: what it will take to close the opportunity gap? / Linda Darling-Hammond -- Achievement gaps start early: preschool can help / W. Steven Barnett & Cynthia E. Lamy -- How common standards and standardized testing widen the opportunity gap / Yong Zhao & Christopher Tienken -- A more perfect union: reconciling school choice policy with equality of opportunity goals / Janelle Scott & Amy Stuart Wells -- Student and school cultures & the opportunity gap: paying attention and engaging better / Prudence L. Carter -- Meeting the needs of language minorities / Patricia Gándara -- Tracking, segregation, and the opportunity gap: what we know and why it matters / Karolyn Tyson -- Good schools and teachers for all students: dispelling myths, facing evidence, and pursuing the right strategies / Barnett Berry -- The cumulative costs of the opportunity gap / Clive Belfield & Hank Levin -- Enhancing a nation's democracy through equitable schools / Michele Moses & John Rogers -- Building opportunities to achieve / Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199983001
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2948383-01umb_inst
  • 40022285806
  • (Sirsi) i9780199983001
Label
Closing the opportunity gap : what America must do to give all children an even chance, edited by Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner, (electronic resource)
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/umanitoba/docDetail.action?docID=10686695
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Achievement gaps arise from opportunity gaps / Kevin G. Welner & Prudence L. Carter -- Lack of achievement or loss of opportunity? / Gloria Ladson-Billings -- Educationalizing the welfare state and privatizing education: the irony of recent school reform / Harvey Kantor & Robert Lowe -- Going to the roots: race, housing, and school inequality costs and possible solutions / Gary Orfield -- Why children from lower socioeconomic classes, on average, have lower academic achievement than middle-class children / Richard Rothstein -- Inequality and school resources: what it will take to close the opportunity gap? / Linda Darling-Hammond -- Achievement gaps start early: preschool can help / W. Steven Barnett & Cynthia E. Lamy -- How common standards and standardized testing widen the opportunity gap / Yong Zhao & Christopher Tienken -- A more perfect union: reconciling school choice policy with equality of opportunity goals / Janelle Scott & Amy Stuart Wells -- Student and school cultures & the opportunity gap: paying attention and engaging better / Prudence L. Carter -- Meeting the needs of language minorities / Patricia Gándara -- Tracking, segregation, and the opportunity gap: what we know and why it matters / Karolyn Tyson -- Good schools and teachers for all students: dispelling myths, facing evidence, and pursuing the right strategies / Barnett Berry -- The cumulative costs of the opportunity gap / Clive Belfield & Hank Levin -- Enhancing a nation's democracy through equitable schools / Michele Moses & John Rogers -- Building opportunities to achieve / Prudence L. Carter & Kevin G. Welner
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199983001
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2948383-01umb_inst
  • 40022285806
  • (Sirsi) i9780199983001

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