Analysing underachievement in schools /
Underachievement in school is one of the most widely used terms in education today. As a discourse it has been responsible for influencing government policy, staffroom discussions, as well as the pages of academic journals and the TES. It is also a subject which raises questions about what we expect...
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|Series:||Empirical studies in education.
- List of tables; List of figures; Preface; 1 Introducing underachievement; 2 Underachievement and national educational crisis accounts; 3 Reconsidering the 'failing nation' debates; 4 Failing boys and 'moral panics'; 5 Reconsidering underachieving students; 6 What is underachievement?; 7 Measuring underachievement; 8 Measuring low achievement; 9 Understanding underachievement; 10 So, what works? Strategies to close the achievement gap; Appendix 1 Further details of research methods; Appendix 2 Multiple regression model for identifying underachieving students.