Minding the gap

Minding the gap

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Minding the Gap argues that in today's highly competitive, global economy, all young people need a postsecondary education. Yet only one in ten students from the lowest economic quintile in the United States currently earns a postsecondary credential. This timely and instructive book explores policies and practices that would quickly enable a larger number of low-income and first-generation college students to earn postsecondary degrees. In doing so, Minding the Gap calls for a system that thoroughly integrates secondary and postsecondary educationa€”a system in which a college degree is the goal for all students.why integrating high school with college makes sense and how to do it Nancy Hoffman ... such as those found in textbooks, analytical essays, and more- advanced newspaper editorials and opinion columns. Called the 12th Grade Expository Reading and Writing Course, the course was developed by a task force of CSU faculty, high school teachers, ... Ultimately, the development of this course and its evaluation rubrics have provided a rich opportunity for CSU faculty and public schoolanbsp;...


Title:Minding the gap
Author: Nancy Hoffman
Publisher:Harvard Educational Pub Group - 2007-09-04
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