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ERIC Number: ED452322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 274
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8058-3550-4
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I