Understanding the Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Gap in Student Performance: Lessons From British Columbia
AbstractThere exist very large gaps between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal student performance in most B.C. schools. However, Aboriginal students in some school districts perform remarkably well. What are these districts doing right? The authors draw lessons that may well apply across Canada.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 276 (December)
social policy; socioeconomic conditions; Aboriginal education; British Columbia;
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- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
- H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
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