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The black-white test score gap : an introduction / Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips Test bias, heredity, and home environment. Racial bias in testing / Christopher Jencks Race, genetics, and IQ / Richard E. Nisbett Family background, parenting practices, and the black-white test score gap / Meredith Phillips, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Greg J. Duncan, Pamela Klebanov, and Jonathan Crane How and why the gap has changed. Black-white test score convergence since 1965 / Larry V. Hedges and Amy Nowell Why did the black-white score gap narrow in the 1970s and 1980s? / David Grissmer, Ann Flanagan, and Stephanie Williamson The impact of schools and culture. Does the black-white test score gap widen after children enter school? / Meredith Phillips, James Crouse, and John Ralph Teachers' perceptions and expectations and the black-white test score gap / Ronald F. Ferguson Can schools narrow the black-white test score gap? / Ronald F. Ferguson The burden of "acting white" : do black adolescents disparage academic achievement? / Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig Stereotype threat and the test performance of academically successful African Americans / Claude M. Steele and Joshua Aronson Do test scores matter? Racial and ethnic preferences in college Admissions / Thomas J. Kane Scholastic aptitude test scores, race, and academic performance in selective colleges and universities / Fredrick E. Vars and. William G. Bowen Basic skills and the black-white earnings gap / William R. Johnson and Derek Neal Commentary. The role of the environment in the black-white test score gap / William Julius Wilson.
KF4155 .B48 1998
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press,