Discussions final week

Discussions final week - achievement including(a...

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Discussions To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation. 1. Student Achievement in Public Schools In the Conclusion chapter, Ferguson (2008) calls for a “collective-action challenge” to move beyond the recurring patterns within U.S. culture and focus on achievement excellence with equity. Choose one of the four input goals from this chapter and discuss changes that are necessary to achieve this “excellence with equity” goal in U.S. public education. Use the course readings from Weeks 1-5 to support your discussion. Reflect on at least two of your peers’ postings. Final Paper To complete the following assignment, go to this week's Final Paper link in the left navigation. Summative Paper Through the course readings, you will explore the factors that influence student academic
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Unformatted text preview: achievement, including (a) motivation, (b) gender, (c) race/ethnicity, (d) teacher development, (e) parental involvement, and (f) socioeconomic status. For your final project, choose one of these factors and submit an 8-10 page summative paper that provides the background of how the factor has influenced student academic achievement in public education and any inequalities related to the factor that are evident in the research. In addition to the course readings, support your paper with an additional three research articles on your selected factor and its influence on academic achievement in public education. Your final submission will include: Title page – APA style Abstract 8-10 page Body References – APA style...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course PHY 372 taught by Professor Melanierodriguez during the Spring '12 term at Ashford University.

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