Opportunity vs. Achievement: Framing the Gap

Opportunity vs. Achievement: Framing the Gap

Ever feel stuck in a conversation about test scores? Despite the fact that practitioners, policymakers, and scholars have been writing about the opportunity gap for the last decade, the primary way that schools across the country currently understand and act on educational equity is through the construct of the achievement gap. This open conversation will argue that the opportunity gap is a more robust frame for understanding and responding to educational inequity than the achievement gap.

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Format: Campfire
Event Type: Session
Track: Equity
Level: Basic Understanding