ERIC Number: ED433391
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Implementing School Reform: Practice and Policy Imperatives.
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; Wong, Kenneth K., Ed.
Based on the proceedings of a national conference titled "Implementation of the Title I Program: Implications for Improving Schools' Capacity for Achieving Success," this publication is intended to bring critical attention to the issues that will improve the learning of economically disadvantaged students in urban and rural schools. Chapters provide an overview of the research base and an analysis of the current state of education practice. Each chapter contains specific proposals for policy development and research and development agendas. The chapters are: (1) "Financing Title I: Meeting the Twin Goals of Effective Resource Targeting and Beneficial Program Interventions" (Martin Orland and Stephanie Stullich); (2) "Educational Practices and Policies that Promote Achievement" (Margaret C. Wang, Geneva D. Haertel, and Herbert J. Walberg); (3) "Redesigning the Federal Compensatory Education Program: Lessons from the Implementation of Title I Schoolwide Projects" (Kenneth K. Wong, Gail L. Sunderman, and Jaekyung Lee); (4) "Sustaining State Reform through Research and Recognition" (Gerald L. Richardson); (5) "Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, and Title I Evaluation" (Richard L. Venezky); (6) "English-Language Learners and Title I Schoolwide Programs" (Diane August); (7) "Meeting Student Diversity Needs in Poor, Rural Schools: Ideal Practices and Political Realities" (Barbara L. McCombs and Bill Bansberg); and (8) "Epilogue: A Summary of Recommendations" (Margaret C. Wang and Kenneth K. Wong). Each chapter contains references. (Contains 23 tables.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mid-Atlantic Lab. for Student Success, Philadelphia, PA.; National Research Center on Education in the Inner Cities, Philadelphia, PA.; Temple Univ., Philadelphia. Center for Research in Human Development and Education.; Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I