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The Education Achievement Gap: Minnesota's Embarrassment
The Achievement Gap: Idea Generator
September, 2004

The Education Achievement Gap

Idea Generator

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Welcome to the Idea Generator!
Above are six categories, each of which researchers have found to play a substantial role in student achievement. Click on the picture, and you will go to a page with the latest research showing how this category relates to the broader issue.

You will also see the latest and best ideas from people around the state for ways to address this part of the achievement gap. You can read the research, take some notes, consider the solutions, and vote and comment on the various ideas. When you are ready, you can even propose your own solution.
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Document Background on the achievement gap
The achievement gap between white and minority students is one of the most pressing problems currently facing this state. The gap exists nationwide, but is embarrassingly big in Minnesota -- a fact that has troubling implications for the health of our society. (Read more)

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Have a thought on how to fix the gap? Send us your idea!

Help pick the best ideas!
View the existing ideas, rate them, and add comments if you wish.

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