Why Culture Counts: Teaching Children in Poverty

Why Culture Counts: Teaching Children in Poverty

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Current models do not address the complexity of achievement gaps among racial and socioeconomic groups. As the National Task Force on Minority High Achievement and current assessment data show, children of color, even those who are not poor, often score lower on achievement tests than whites who are poor. Culture trumps poverty in its impact on achievement. Culture defines what children will focus their attention on, how they interpret the world to give it meaning,… (more)

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Publisher: Solution Tree Press (August 01, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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