ERIC Number: ED452322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Title I: Compensatory Education at the Crossroads. Sociocultural, Political and Historical Studies in Education.
Borman, Geoffrey D., Ed.; Stringfield, Samuel C., Ed.; Slavin, Robert E., Ed.
This collection of papers presents the most recent research on Title I federal compensatory education. Building on 35 years of research, development, and practical experience, the book presents evidence of various ways Title I can become a more effective program and instrument for school reform. The nine papers are: (1) "Title I: Its Legislative History and Its Promise" (John F. Jennings); (2) "Title I and Student Achievement: A Quantitative Synthesis" (Geoffrey D. Borman and Jerome V. D'Agostino); (3) "History and Promise of Assessment and Accountability in Title I" (Edward L. McDill and Gary Natriello); (4) "Coordinating Categorical and Regular Programs: Effects on Title I Students' Educational Opportunities and Outcomes" (Geoffrey D. Borman, Kenneth K. Wong, Larry V. Hedges, and Jerome V. D'Agostino); (5) "Title I Parent-Involvement Programs: Effects on Parenting Practices and Student Achievement" (Jerome V. D'Agostino, Larry V. Hedges, Kenneth K. Wong, and Geoffrey D. Borman); (6) "Effective Instructional Practices for Students Placed at Risk of Academic Failure" (Hersholt C. Waxman, Yolanda N. Padron, and Karen M. Arnold); (7) "Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Title I: What Do We Know? Where Do We Go?" (Barry Rutherford); (8) "Title I Schoolwide Programs as an Alternative to Categorical Practices: An Organizational Analysis of Surveys from the Prospects Study" (Kenneth K. Wong and Stephen J. Meyer); and (9) "How Title I Can Become the Engine of Reform in America's Schools" (Robert E. Slavin). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Access to Education, Accountability, Compensatory Education, Cultural Differences, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government, High Risk Students, Language Minorities, Parent Participation, Student Evaluation
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430 (paperback: ISBN-0-8058-3550-4, $27.50; hardback: ISBN-0-8058-3549-0, $55). Tel: 800-926-6579, Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I