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Author(s):Cannapel, P., and Clements, S., with Taylor, D., and Hibpshman, T
Title:Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Source:http://www.prichardcommittee.org/Ford Study/For...
Date:2005
Organization:The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
Short Description:This research adds to growing evidence on high-performing, high-poverty schools by looking closely at the practices of a small number of such schools across Kentucky.
Annotation:This research adds to growing evidence on high-performing, high-poverty schools by looking closely at the practices of a small number of such schools across Kentucky. Using the standardized school audit instrument developed by the state Department of Education, researchers sought to answer two questions: 1. What common characteristics that seem to contribute to high student performance are shared by a set of high-performing, high-poverty schools? 2. What characteristics and practices differentiate a set of high-performing, high-poverty schools with a small achievement gap from similar high-poverty schools that are neither high-performing nor have a small achievement gap?
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Elementary School
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
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