Closing the Achievement Gap: No Excuses

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February 01, 2011
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Learn how a diverse school district in Texas stared down at the widening gap separating high-performing students from low-performing ones and did something about it. Closing the Achievement Gap: No Excuses (originally published in 2002) chronicles the steps Brazosport Independent School District took to dramatically increase achievement among students across the district regardless of their race, gender, or socioeconomic condition.Describing in detail and in an easy-to-understand way how Brazosport established a continuous improvement plan that led to breathtaking results and nationwide recognition, the book's authors, former Brazosport administrators Gerald Anderson and Patricia Davenport, provide practical approaches and inspiration for those who believe all students can-and must-learn.