This book tells the story of six secondary schools that have succeeded in eliminating or dramatically shrinking the achievement gap between whites and disadvantaged black and Hispanic students. It recounts the stories of the University Park Campus School (UPCS) in Worcester, the American Indian Public Charter School in Oakland, Amistad Academy in New Haven, the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, the KIPP Academy in the Bronx, and the SEED school in Washington, D.C.Note: Eighth grade math scores are not reported because eighth graders may choose to take either an algebra test or a standard math test. ... The corresponding numbers at AIPCS are 26 students per class in sixth grade, 23 in seventh, and 20 in eighth). ... 2006-07 California Standards Tests (CST) ac Percentage of Students Scoring Proficient or Advanced Distance from AIPCS ( miles) 8th grade Englishanbsp;...
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