ERIC Number: ED363625
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Advances in Education Research. Volume 1, No. 1., Summer 1993.
Advances in Education Research, v1 n1 Sum 1993
Thirteen previously published articles from selected journals are presented, which concentrate on educationally disadvantaged children and youth, and are grouped under the four general themes or categories of children and youth, school practices, community involvement, and policy issues related to the Chapter 1 program. All the articles have been cited either in "Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)" or in "Resources in Education (RIE)." Their locater numbers starting with EJ or ED are included in this abstract. The following articles are included: (1) "Demographic Disparities of Inner-City Eighth Graders" (Samuel S. Peng, Margaret C. Wang, and Herbert J. Walberg) (EJ440492); (2) "Educational Levels of Adolescent Childbearers at First and Second Births" (Diane Scott-Jones) (EJ436971); (3) "Explaining Within-Semester Changes in Student Effort in Junior High School and Senior High School Courses" (Douglas J. Mac Iver, Deborah J. Stipek, and Denise H. Daniels) (EJ436880); (4) "Preventing Early Reading Failure with One-to-One Tutoring: A Review of Five Programs" (Barbara A. Wasik and Robert E. Slavin) (ED324122); (5) "Responsive Practices in the Middle Grades: Teacher Teams, Advisory Groups, Remedial Instruction, and School Transition Programs" (Douglas J. Mac Iver and Joyce L. Epstein) (EJ436976); (6) "School Competency Testing Reforms and Student Achievement: Exploring a National Perspective" (Linda F. Winfield) (EJ415877); (7) "Achievement Effects of Ability Grouping in Secondary Schools: A Best-Evidence Synthesis" (Robert E. Slavin) (EJ417571 and ED322565); (8) "The Variable Effects of High School Tracking" (Adam Gamoran) (EJ456685); (9) "Community Involvement and Disadvantaged Students: A Review" (Saundra Murray Nettles) (EJ436841); (10) "Using Community Adults as Advocates or Mentors for At-Risk Middle School Students: A Two-Year Evaluation of Project RAISE" (James A. McPartland and Saundra Murray Nettles) (EJ436975 and ED337536); (11) "Lessons from the Field: Case Studies of Evolving Schoolwide Projects" (Linda F. Winfield) (EJ438594); (12) "Modifying Chapter 1 Program Improvement Guidelines To Reward Appropriate Practices" (Robert E. Slavin and Nancy A. Madden) (EJ438596); and (13) "Chapter 1 Program Improvement: Cause for Cautious Optimism and a Call for Much More Research" (Sam Stringfield, Shelley H. Billig, and Alan Davis) (EJ438600). References accompany each article. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Children, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Improvement, Remedial Instruction, Scholarly Journals, Track System (Education), Urban Schools
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Research.