Critical Voices in School Reform: Students Living through Change

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Index

a
ability grouping 119
academic achievement:
the achievement gap 2 , 48 , 152 -3, 156 , 174 ;
and detracking 40 , 42 -3, 45 , 48 - 50 ;
ethnicity, race and class 14 , 35 , 40 , 152 -6;
and gender differences 76 -7;
Golden State Examination (GSE) 120 -3;
and identity courses 66 - 71 ;
James Madison High 115 -17;
and learning strategies 94 -5, 96 -8, 105 -7;
and skills 68 , 117 -18, 156 ;
the Technology Academy 152 -6, 158 , 163 -7
access to college 113 , 116 -17, 118 , 121 , 123 , 127 -8
achievement gap 2 , 48 , 152 -3, 156 , 174 ,
see also academic achievement
Acosta, Luis Garden 134
action research project 5
adult administration 19 - 20 , 22 -6
Advanced Placement courses 68 , 116 , 117 , 120 -1, 125 -7
Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) 128
affluent classes see middle-class students
African American students:
academic achievement 115 -17, 125 , 156 ;
at El Puente Academy 132 -4, 135 -6, 140 , 145 , 148 ;
and identity courses 66 -7
after-school programs 134
agendas, classroom assessment 99 - 107
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) 114
Anand, B. 174
AP (Advanced Placement) 68 , 116 , 117 , 120 -1, 125 -7
Apple, M. 34 , 38 -9, 42 -3, 46
ASB (associated student body) 124 , 126
Asian American students 65 , 115 ,
see also ethnicity, race and class
Asian American Studies 56 , 57 , 61 , 66
assessment see classroom assessment
'at risk' students 6
audio tapes 119
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) 128

b
Bensman, D. 164
Berkeley High School (B.H.S.) 13 - 28 ;
Technology Academy 5 , 152 , 153 , 155 -67
Berman, P. and McLaughlin, M.W. 93
Beyer, L. 171
biracial students 44 -9
Black students see African American students;
students of color
bluffing100 , 105 -7, 108
boys:
"boy talk" 74 , 77 -9, 87 ;
stereotypes 82 -3, 88 ,
see also gender

c
California:
Berkeley High School (B.H.S.) 5 , 13 - 28 , 152 , 153 , 155 -67;
Golden State Examination (GSE) 120 -3;
James Madison High 115 -17;
Single Gender Academies 4 , 73 - 90 ;
Student Bill of Rights 128
Candace (Technology Academy) 154 , 155 , 158 , 159 , 162 , 163
Candice 94 -5, 96 -7, 99 , 100 -1, 102 -4
caring 133 , 135 , 138 -42, 149 , 159 -61
Carmen (El Puente Academy) 138 -9, 147
Central Park East Elementary School (CPE) 164

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