Diversity, Equity, and Classroom Processes

  • Nancy Karweit


Providing education for all citizens and maintaining high educational standards are basic goals of the American educational system. The tension between providing equity of opportunity and excellence in service has long been recognized. In its current version, this tension between excellence and equity has become highlighted as schools wrestle with the issue of raising standards on the one hand while maintaining minimum competencies on the other.


Instructional Method Student Effort Ability Student Instructional Time Mastery Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Karweit
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  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Organization of SchoolsBaltimoreUSA

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