Bridging the Achievement Gap for Students: A Blueprint for Success

Kirk Gavin, Rose Campbell, Seward Hamilton
2016 Journal of Literature and Art Studies  
 The purpose of this research is to identify and examine the achievement gaps between students. Over the past thirty years, emphasis has been placed on achievement levels of students in this country. State test results, SAT Scores, ACT scores and other assessment instruments have been used to determine performance standards and test results for students. Data analyzed for White students compared to African American and Hispanic students have provided critical information in identifying
more » ... identifying academic progress and skill deficits for all students. This article will highlight some of the achievement gaps which exit among White, African American and Hispanic Students. Recommendations will also be emphasized to help improve student achievement levels in an effort to close the achievement gap.
doi:10.17265/2159-5836/2016.08.013 fatcat:ay5nsm3oobcixmws7bk22oim5i