ERIC Number: EJ460570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Identifying and Preparing Disadvantaged and Minority Youth for High-Level Academic Achievement.
Lynch, Sharon J.; Mills, Carol J.
Contemporary Educational Psychology, v18 n1 p66-76 Jan 1993
The Skills Reinforcement Project was designed to increase basic mathematics and language arts skills of disadvantaged and minority youth. Forty-five minority and economically disadvantaged sixth graders who participated in a 110-hour program made statistically greater gains in mathematics than 45 comparison sixth graders and nonsignificant gains on verbal measures. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Comparative Analysis, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Mathematics Achievement, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Minority Group Children, Urban Youth
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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