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Author(s):American Student Achievement Institute
Title:American student achievement institute
Organization:American Student Achievement Institute
Short Description:The American Student Achievement Institute focuses on raising educational achievement for all students and closing achievement gaps between rural, minority and low-income students and their more advantaged peers.
Annotation:The American Student Achievement Institute (ASAI) focuses on raising educational achievement for all students and closing achievement gaps between rural, minority and low-income students and their more advantaged peers. ASAI’s mission is to enable school-community team(s) to establish a local culture that promotes high expectations for student achievement, sound guidance, effective teaching, a supportive learning environment, and – as a result – high student achievement.
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Achievement Gap
Low-Income Students
National College Access Organizations
School Reform

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