Home Home
Annotated Bibliography

Author(s):Urban Institute
Title:Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Organization:Urban Institute
Short Description:Panelists discuss academic achievement gaps, segregation, poverty and the accumulation of risk factors.
Annotation:Panelists discuss academic achievement gaps and segregation. The speakers discuss poverty and the accumulation of risk factors in the U.S. The speakers also examine programs designed to alleviate these conditions. This webpage contains links to sound bites.
Link: View Full Text

Print Bibliography: HyperLink 

Is this item's link broken? Report Broken Link

Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Low-Income Students
School Reform
School Segregation/Integration Data

Similar Items:
Our impoverished view of education reform
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Who graduates in California?
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A new way on school integration
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Teacher credentials and student achivement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Urban school reform: Achievement and school climate outcomes for the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP)
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Voices in urban education
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Kids Count state-level data online
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
American student achievement institute
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Learning in a new key
African American students and U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
The future of public education in New Orleans
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Achivement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achivement
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Education watch online
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Talent Development Middle Schools
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Miles to go: Louisiana
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Poverty and Race Research Action Council
Education Trust, Inc
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Foundation for excellent schools
National association of street schools
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Student African American Brotherhood
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Funding Gaps 2006
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
College For Every Student
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Middle-class schools for all
White students are racially isolated
Improving math performance
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
California: State accountability report card 2005-06
States' progress toward high school restructuring
The Breakthrough High School project
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies