ERIC Number: EJ341203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Here's How Our School Board Is Boosting Black Student Achievement.
Holmes, Wendell P., Jr.
American School Board Journal, v173 n10 p38-39 Oct 1986
Describes 11 effective steps taken by the Duval County (Florida) school board to improve the academic achievement of minority students, as measured by the Stanford Achievement Test. Programs include eliminating social promotion, developing tests of essential skills and minimum skills, involving the family, and helping with personal problems. (IW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Community Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Family School Relationship, Homework, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Strategies, Minimum Competency Testing, Minority Group Children, Pregnant Students, Program Development, Program Implementation, Social Promotion, Student Evaluation, Student Promotion, Students, Test Construction, Volunteers
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stanford Achievement Tests