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Fun Facts and Figures

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Something one of my teacher friends sent me. After this year we will see what you all think about teaching! Teaching Humor, Teaching Quotes, Student Teaching, Teaching Profession, Teaching Time, Teaching French, Teaching Music, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas

Memes: "What Teachers Really Do"

There's an unstoppable "What I Really Do" meme going around and thanks to @mandyzatynski here's one of the teacher versions. What my friends think I do. What my Mom thinks I do. What society thinks I do. What kids think I do. What I think I do. What I really do.

i teach because: just of kids growing up in low income communities graduate college by age 24 Education Reform, Education System, Teach For America, Kids Growing Up, Fun Facts, Teacher, Words, Infographics, School Ideas

About Us | Teach For America

One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.

Split Classroom - A telling graphic on the achievement gap from the Kettering Foundation's "Too Many Children Left Behind: How Can We Close the Achievement Gap? Schools In America, Education Reform, Black Kids, Sociology, Social Issues, Different, Online Courses, Fun Facts, Gap

Achievement Gap Graphics

Steve Long (Long’s Graphics in Dayton, OH) provided me with the graphics he created for the Kettering Foundation framing, “Too Many Children Left Behind”. As noted in an earlier p…

Though our documentary is about the achievement gap in young black males, this helpful graph from the 2009 NAEP achievement gap report also shows the existence of the achievement gap with young black females. On average, black females scored higher in reading than black males. Black Men, Black And White, Young Black, Public School, Documentary, Scores, Fun Facts, Sheet Music, Gap

Though our documentary is about the achievement gap in young black males, this helpful graph from the 2009 NAEP achievement gap report also shows the existence of the achievement gap with young black females. On average, black females scored higher in reading than black males.

For the more visually oriented, here's a chart from the same NAEP report showing the changes in the achievement gap between Caucasians and blacks over the years. Public School, Over The Years, Fun Facts, Sheet Music, Gap, Student, Chart, Black And White, American

For the more visually oriented, here's a chart from the same NAEP report showing the changes in the achievement gap between Caucasians and blacks over the years.

And the achievement gap in reading from the NAEP report. Public School, Fun Facts, Gap, Student, Black And White, American, Reading, Black N White, Black White

And the achievement gap in reading from the NAEP report...