The Performance Gap: Stereotype Threat, Assessment & the Education of African American Children

We should realize that such models contribute most when they bring us closer to a critical mass of evidence that the issues behind the performance gap are not separable from the broader issue of inequity in the United States.

Author(s): Hurley, E.A.
Publication: Noel S. Anderson & Haroon Khareem (Eds.) Education as Freedom: African American educational thought and ideology (Critical essays). Rowan & Littlefield, Lexington Books, Lanham MD.
Year: 2009

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