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The achievement gap is a persistent and perplexing challenge for educators. While school- and system-level reforms continue to be discussed in statehouses and district offices, individual teachers are challenged to do something now to help students who are falling short of standards, including students who are English language learners and receiving special education services.

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Solutions That Are Invisible in Plain Sight

Educator Voice: Susan Hensley, Elementary Curriculum Specialist

About the authors

Jane Pollock, coauthor of ASCD bestseller Classroom Instruction That Works, works worldwide with teachers, coaches and principals on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and supervision. Her work results in improved student achievement at the classroom and school levels.

A former classroom and ESL teacher, Pollock worked as a district administrator and Senior Researcher for McREL Research Laboratory. She is president of Learning Horizon.

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Sharon M. Ford, EdD, is a former special education and general classroom teacher with experience working with colleagues to develop IEP goals and help students achieve them. She most recently served as an assistant professor in the department of Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Colorado at Denver, where the primary focus of her work was school leadership to promote the professional development of K–12 teachers in all kinds of classrooms, including inclusion and resource classrooms. Sharon has also worked in a state department of education, supervising mentor teachers in numerous school and classroom settings. She has also advised doctoral and master's degree students and taught courses for graduate students seeking licenses as school principals and superintendents. Sharon's work has been published in refereed journals, including the Journal of School Leadership, and she is the co-author, with Jane E. Pollock, of Improving Student Learning One Principal at a Time. She is the regional representative for a seven-state area to the Professors of Secondary School Administration, National Association of Secondary School Principals, and is president of the Colorado Association of Professors of School Administration. Sharon earned degrees at the University of Colorado and at Whittier College in California. She can be reached at sharonf3@me.com.


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