Patricia Larke

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Professor
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About Me (Bio): 
I am a Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture at Texas A&M University and a former middle school mathematics teacher. My research interest is in achievement disparities for African American and Hispanic elementary girls in the areas of math, science and reading.
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Texas A&M Research Foundation
09/01/2010

This project is analyzing and sharing baseline data on the achievement of African American and Hispanic girls on national and state assessments. The objectives of the project are to: (1) conduct a critical analysis of achievement data for African American and Hispanic female students; (2) organize a conference featuring presentation of the data analysis and a national speaker; (3) provide STEM career information and materials; and (4) share results of the achievement data analysis.