Educational Achievement Gap In Education

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Report: The Educational Achievement Gaps

Done By:
Bdoor A. AL-Helal ID# 200 600 544

Submitted To:
Dr. Yazan Al-Ghazo
Educ 5316: Literacy and Diverse Student Populations

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
What Is Achievement Gap in Education? ……………………………………………………..… 3
Causes of the Educational Achievement Gaps ..………..……………………………………….. 4
How to Narrow the Educational Achievement Gaps? 5
Benefits of Narrowing the Educational Achievement Gaps 6
Conclusion 6
References 8

Introduction

Some countries are currently experiencing growing levels of income and wealth inequality, which strongly contributes to large gaps in education outcomes and other areas as well. In fact, these large gaps with the major demographic
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In fact, the lack of access to high quality education in a student's early years has a great impact on his/her academic performance and accomplishment. Public schools are expected to offer equal opportunity to all students in order to prepare them to succeed in the academic and professional lives and ultimately in their contributions to society. Some countries are struggling to fulfill this specific promise. An equitable education system is the key to the health and well-being of the democracy and the ability of the country to successfully compete in the global economy. These problems require new strategies to deliver quality education to all students. Thus, the critical issue for closing the opportunity gaps in public education is the investment in setting high quality standards for what all students need to learn in order to succeed in the 21st century (Educational Testing Service,…show more content…
Although, some education reforms particularly those that provide greater learning opportunities, do reduce or narrow the educational achievement gap. High-quality preschools and schools, qualified teachers and a challenging curriculum are all have been shown to have demonstrable impact on students’ academic performance and all have the potential to reduce the educational achievement gaps. Closing the gap must be more than a one-to-one operation. To clarify, educators must take the responsible and accountable for improving schools as well as recognizing that the achievement gaps have deep lines and roots. However, governments, schools, educational institutions, communities, families and parents should work hand in hand and hold the responsibility to change the conditions and remove the barriers to cognitive development and support learning in the
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