Compensatory Education at the Crossroads
This volume presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education programs. Over the past three decades, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has served as the cornerstone of the federal commitment to equality of opportunity. It is the federal government's...
Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge
Research and Reform in Elementary Education
Success for All is a comprehensive reform model for elementary school that combines state-of-the-art curriculum, research-based instructional methods, assessments, and professional development with one-to-one tutoring, extensive family support services, and other strategies to ensure that every...
Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge
Latino (or Hispanic) children are one of the fastest-growing groups in U.S. schools today. On average, these students perform worse than Anglo students on measures of academic achievement and other measures of academic success, and their drop-out rate is high. There are schools of excellence among...
Published September 1st 2000 by Routledge
In Memory of John H. Hollifield. A Special Double Issue of the journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk
This double issue presents summaries of the scholarly and practical-reform accomplishments of the first five years of the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR). This bold, five-year initiative addressed several of the problems that most directly challenge the...
Published March 1st 2000 by Psychology Press
Series: Contexts of Learning
This work is a collection of previously published articles by Robert Slavin. The articles trace the evolution, over a quarter-century, of the powerful idea that given well-developed, rigorously evaluated methods and materials, teachers can succeed with virtually all children....
Published January 1st 1996 by Taylor & Francis
Because the organization of the classroom and the school provide the framework for teaching and learning, this important volume reviews research that focuses on specific issues including: achievement effects of alternative school and classroom organizational practices, ability grouping,...
Published December 1st 1988 by Routledge