ERIC Number: ED380529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Center Seeks To Improve Education for Disadvantaged Students.
CDS Report, Apr 1990
This collection of descriptions of research at the Center for Research on Effective Schooling for Disadvantaged Students opens with "Center Seeks To Improve Education for Disadvantaged Students," a discussion of the mission of the Center to improve schooling for the disadvantaged through new knowledge and practices produced by rigorous scientific study and evaluation. Projects are outlined in the fields of early education, elementary education, and middle school and high school grades. "Tracking: Obsolete System Still Dominates School Organization" reviews recent research on tracking and ability grouping that shows disturbing trends in tracking and adverse effects on various minority and ethnic populations. "Second Year 'Success for All' Shows Large Reading Gains" follows the impressive reading achievement gains provided for disadvantaged students by the Success for All program at an elementary school in Baltimore (Maryland). "Success for All: The Research-Based Program Elements" provides additional details about the successful program. "Cooperative Learning for Language Minority Students" describes a bilingual program in Texas. "Racing against Catastrophe" reviews perspectives on disadvantaged students and school restructuring. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Research on Effective Schooling for Disadvantaged Students, Baltimore, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Texas