Achievement gap persists among Native American students

06/30/2010 | Google

National standardized test scores show a persistent achievement gap in math and reading between students in Native American schools and their peers, an Education Department report found. More than a third of Native American students fall short of meeting basic proficiency levels in reading and math. The scores -- which have remained flat since 2005 -- may be attributable to high levels of poverty, less access to resources, and the difficulty of recruiting and retaining qualified teachers to work in Native American schools, researchers said.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Division Manager, Math & Science
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Sr. Product Manager - Professional Development
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Sr. Product Manager - Formative Assessment Product Line
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide