ERIC Number: EJ438583
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Implementation of Reforms to Improve Comprehension Skills at an Unusually Effective Inner City Intermediate School.
Levine, Daniel U.; Sherk, John K.
Peabody Journal of Education, v66 n4 p87-106 Sum 1989
Describes reforms at a Bronx intermediate school which registered large gains in students' comprehension performance. The success depended on active, engaged learning, intensive assistance for low achievers, personal development of students, coordination of instruction, availability of instructional support personnel, outstanding leadership, and focus on key skills and higher-order learning. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Comprehension, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Faculty Development, High Risk Students, Inner City, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Strategies, Middle Schools, Minority Groups, Reading Improvement, Student Improvement, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)