Limits and Promises of Education

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Limits and Promises of Education by Mind Map: Limits and Promises of Education

1. Assessment Issues

1.1. New assessment measures that eliminate class, racial, gender, and cultural bias must be developed.

2. The Crisis in Urban Education

2.1. Over the past 40 years, as central have become increasingly poor and populated by minorities, the schools have come to reflect the problems endemic to urban poverty.

3. Achievement Gap

3.1. Since the 1960s the achievement gaps based on social class, race, ethnicity, and gender have been the focus of educational policy.

4. Educational Problems

4.1. The issues of educational standards, excellence, and the decline of US educational superiority in the international arena became central concerns.

5. The Decline of Literacy

5.1. Critics of US public education have point to the failure of schools to teach children basic literacy skills in reading, writing, and mathematics, and basic knowledge in history, literature, and the arts.

6. By the way, this is a floating topic. To create a floating topic, simply drag it away from the map center.