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Raising low-income/minority achievement by reducing student sense of academic futility

Stephen K. Miller

Raising low-income/minority achievement by reducing student sense of academic futility

the underlying theoreticalcommonalities of suggested strategies

by Stephen K. Miller

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Published by Educational Resources Information Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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StatementStephen K. Miller, William D. Crano.
SeriesERIC reports
ContributionsCrano, William D., 1942-, American Educational Research Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19848150M

Because school partners preferred to provide the program to both intervention and control students in the same academic year, all participating students received CBITS during the same academic year. Ninety percent of students completed treatment (87% in the immediate group, n=53; 92% in the delayed group, n=60).   Students with the potential for high academic achievement exist at all income levels, yet the success rates of students from low-income backgrounds are consistently lower than their higher income counterparts (Reardon, ).Although dropout rates have decreased by half among students from low-income families over the past three decades, in , they .

The nine chapters are (1) "Five Steps to a Good Start" (e.g., help parents understand how children's social and learning abilities develop); (2) "Four Steps for Setting the Course" (e.g., set academic success of all students as the school's mission); (3) "Five Ways To Serve Families and Thus Help Students Succeed" (e.g., use nontraditional. Low Income And Low Academic Achievement Words | 6 Pages. Low Income Equals Low Academic Achievement Some may not want to believe that the world revolves around money, but it does. Goals in life cannot be taken anywhere without money. Money is the most important thing when it comes to quality education.

  If the academic achievement of poor black students varies substantially from district to district, the mere fact of being black and poor cannot explain why low-income black students in Washington. At Trinity, about half of the students are from those parts of the District of Columbia where poverty and violence are high and academic achievement is, too often, quite low. Another third of our students are from Prince Georges County where the statistics are not much better. Our median family income for last year's freshman class was about.


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Raising low-income/minority achievement by reducing student sense of academic futility by Stephen K. Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

Raising Low-Income/Minority Achievement by Reducing Student Sense of Academic Futility: The Underlying Theoretical Commonalities of Suggested Strategies. The author argues that despite the conventional wisdom that schools cannot overcome the effects of socioeconomic status and race on academic achievement, there is a growing body of literature indicating Author: Stephen K.

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PUB DATE Apr NOTE. 41p.: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the. American/lducational Research Association (Boston, MA, April). EDRS PRICE. DESCRIPTORS. MF01/PCO2 Plus. This book presents a collection of papers by educators and researchers who discuss various methods of improving minority student achievement.

The 19 chapters highlight the achievement of students from kindergarten through college as follows: (1) "Discrepancies between Aspirations and Preparation of Low SES Elementary Students" (Dianne L. Mark); (2) "Family Cited by: Certain groups are shown to be more likely to display higher levels of sense of futility, such as poorly achieving students, students with a lower socioeconomic background, lower track students.

Current research on the achievement gap between low-income minority students and their more affluent white peers is saturated with studies of academic failure rather than investigations that address the processes that mitigate failure and create success.

Most of the existing research provides extensive critiques without exploring strategies that promote high achievement. This study aims to promote a preventive policy to reduce school dropout by providing insights on the determinants of academic achievement, as students' previous academic performance is.

Spread the loveBy Matthew Lynch Students from low-income homes hit the K scene at a disadvantage. Materially, they often do not have the means for the resources they need for basic classroom functions.

In non-tangible ways, they often do not have the same academic support as middle- or high-income peers and know less when they arrive in parents. School disorder affects student academic achievement directly and indirectly mediated by student attendance rate.

climate, such as students' sense of academic futility reducing academic. sense of pessimism was the landmark report by soci- that family background is the strongest predictor of academic achievement, and that most measurable school inputs like student-teacher ratios are only weakly correlated with student outcomes.

Subsequent in the ability to raise student achievement, both within and across schools. In the case of low-income minority students, IBM theory predicts that if contextual factors cue students' college-bound aspirations and frame academic success as relevant and possible for people like them, then students will take action towards these goals.

Once begun, action towards achievement goals will. Increasing inequality in academic achievement by income undermines education\'s potential to counter widening income disparity in the United States — especially in a context in which those who do not have a college education are the most likely to be left behind.

It is critical that policymakers and educators identify the children who most need support in order. Tough also describes successful programs aimed at preschool-aged kids—like Educare, All Our Kin, and CSRP, all of which focus on improving the learning environment for young kids (rather than direct skills training).

In a randomized trial of CSRP, children who spent a pre-K year in CSRP had better cognitive skills and better self-regulation—the ability to sit still, follow. with interventions geared toward raising achievement levels.

Conclusions from the studies reviewed were inconsistent, but generally supported the understanding that higher teacher expectations, rigorous curriculum, student-centered learning, and consideration of class cultural differences positively affected academic achievement.

This phenomenological qualitative study examined a national sample of high-achieving, low-income middle school students’ (N = 24) perspectives on what schools can do to promote the academic achievement of students from low-income backgrounds.

Three main themes and seven subthemes were identified: create a culture of hope, develop relational. Across fifty different studies on parental engagement, educational researchers found a connection between family involvement and academic achievement.[6] And the earlier educators establish parent engagement, the more effective they are in raising student.

Academic Achievement 2 Academic Achievement amongst Minority Students The crux of equal education for all stems from the decision from a Supreme Court case inBrown v. Board of Education. In this case, Oliver Brown, along with several other plaintiffs and the NCAAP, was suing the Topeka, Kansas Board of.

Raising low-income/minority achievement by reducing student sense of academic futility: The underlying theoretical commonalities of suggested strategies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston.

(ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The Growing Achievement Gap Income inequality is exacerbating the gap between rich and poor school children.

By The Hechinger Report Contributor May. This short video is a list of 5 things we can do, as educators, to better serve, support, and educate economically disadvantaged students. These suggestions. It is increasingly evident that minority, low-income and first-generation students possess experiences and characteristics that make them prime candidates for what a 21st-century college student needs to be.

In an increasingly diverse, urbanized world, many of these students have firsthand knowledge of the challenges faced by the majority of. These lower levels of academic achievement and educational attainment contribute to lower levels of economic success in adulthood and lower social mobility in our society.

Children born into.The achievement of students’ schoolmates (i.e., the big-fish-little-pond effect) was only relevant for students’ academic self-concepts and not for students’ self-beliefs regarding labor.