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University of Denver

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Colorado State Assessment Program

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A Correlational Study Of The Avid Program With M.S. Math Achievement, David J. Peak Jan 2010

A Correlational Study Of The Avid Program With M.S. Math Achievement, David J. Peak

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Improving student achievement in mathematics in secondary schools remains a priority for public education in our country. With continued federal and state mandates to improve overall student achievement in mathematics, as well as to close the achievement gap, many school districts have sought programs, such as Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), to assist in improving student performance. The mission of AVID is to improve the academic achievement of students who are often in the "middle" or "average" and who are typically minorities and are economically disadvantaged. AVID seeks to support these students by providing them with the strategies that successful …