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School Counseling to Close the Achievement Gap

A Social Justice Framework for Success
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Corwin Press
Counselling, Teaching of children with emotional & behavioural difficulties, Guidance & Orientation, Education / Guidance & Orientation, Education, Education / Teaching, Academic achievement, Educational counseling, In-service training, Student counselors, United S
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ISBN 101412941830
ISBN 139781412941839

-- Sharon K. Johnson, Coeditor Published On: "A groundbreaking book for school counselors and school counselor educators. The author encourages the use of a social justice lens to help school counselors and school counseling programs close the achievement gap.

Great examples, practical suggestions, and powerful theory."Cited by:   "A groundbreaking book for school counselors and school counselor educators. The author encourages the use of a social justice lens to help school counselors and school counseling programs close the achievement : SAGE Publications.

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School Counseling to Close the Achievement Gap: A Social Justice Framework for Success Pdf, Download Ebookee Alternative Reliable Tips For A Better Ebook Reading Experience. The first step to closing the gap in one's school is identifying areas of concern.

For instance, in Indiana a professional school counselor can get on the IDOE and get the updated information on their school's data profile. Using this information, the professional school counselor can identify areas of concern in the school.

School counselors can play a powerful role in closing the achievement gap when they incorporate the principles of social justice into their practice. In this much-needed resource for preservice and inservice counselors, the author addresses factors (such as racism, sexism, heterosexism, and classism) that can contribute to academic failure, and challenges readers to play an active role Cited by: The Closing the Achievement Gap Specialist training is $99 ($ for nonmembers) and is equal to 5 CEUs/50 Contact Hours.

Graduate credit is now available for individuals who complete the Closing the Achievement Gap Specialist after March 5, -- James L. Moore III, Associate Professor of Counselor Education "A groundbreaking book for school counselors and school counselor educators.

The author encourages the use of a social justice lens to help school counselors and school counseling programs close the achievement gap. Great examples, practical suggestions, and powerful theory.". School counselors document the results of closing the gap interventions via the causal linkages of change in achievement and achievement-related data (ASCA, ), and this evaluation provides valuable information as to whether the intervention narrowed the achievement gap and whether the intervention should be continued, modified, or.

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This book is written primarily for school counselors who are already working in schools, and what they can do to ensure that their schools are doing everything possible to end the achievement gap (the gap between high income [predominantly white] and low income [predominantly students of color] students in our country).4/5(2).

Closing the Latino Achievement and Opportunity Gap – A Summary Latinos are the fastest-growing minority groupin the U.S. Latinos make 20% of pre-K to high school students, but only about half graduate.

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The article focusesFile Size: KB. One crucial, but challenging, issue a school counselor handles is finding ways to close student achievement gaps. The National Center for Educational Statistics () defines the educational achievement gap as “when one group of students outperforms another group, and the difference in average scores for the two groups is statistically significant” (p.

Educators in Ann Arbor, Michigan, are striving to close the achievement gap between black and white students and poor and middle-class students.

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2 day shipping options School counsellors can play a powerful role in closing Book Edition: 1st Edition. ment and closing the achievement gap. Rather than assuming a stance of cultural blindness, school coun-selors systematically identify and blend specific core academic standards with school counseling stan-dards in a culturally sensitive fashion to produce integrated lessons that assist students across curricu-la (Schellenberg, ).

Closing the Achievement Gap. Disaggregating Data and Closing the Gap Effective school counselors create plans to close the achievement gap, promote student academic success, and prevent students from dropping out of school. The program, delivery, and management of the school counseling program must be aligned with the mission of the school.

Closing the Achievement Gap. paradigm shift in school counseling practice. Although reform has resulted in severa. philosophical changes for school counselors, the following three beliefs are speci­ fically important to addressing the achievement gap.

Equity and Access If school counselors are to address student achieve­. Dismantling the Achievement Gap: What Counselors Need to Know Pedro Portes It now seems quite evident that school counselors must answer the call to help close a massive achievement gap that prevails in the United States.

Until recently, education reforms have left counselors out of center stage. "A groundbreaking book for school counselors and school counselor educators.

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Great examples, practical suggestions, and. the school counseling program is help-ing to narrow the achievement gap with school counseling interventions, school counselors are moving “from the periphery of the school’s mission to a position where the educational community views [school counselors] as critical to student success” (ASCA,p.

53). School counselors must receive. implementations by all school districts. The UEN JAG Drive-In Conference convened April 17th and focused upon specific and appropriate strategies that can be implemented to close the achievement gap; in all grades, all schools and all subjects.

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These real and practical strategies can be applied by. School counselors are vital resources in preventing violent incidents, intervening when concerns arise about potential violence and responding when violence occurs. Through the implementation of a comprehensive school counseling What type of school counseling activities would you institute to help close the achievement gap at our school?.

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In order to effectively advocate for the closing of the achievement gap for African American males, professional school counselors may be generally guided by the American Counseling Association (ACA) Advocacy Competencies (Toporek, Lewis, & Crethar, ) to advocate at the micro, meso, and macro levels.

Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America’s Classrooms by Tyrone Howard can be whetted down to the simple premise that for any significant closing of the achievement gap, educators must do more than simply take pity on the poor disenfranchised students that have been placed upon their doorsteps, or take solace and .