ERIC Number: EJ519259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Empowering Children and Teachers in the Elementary Mathematics Classrooms of Urban Schools.
Campbell, Patricia F.
Urban Education, v30 n4 p449-75 Jan 1996
Examines Project IMPACT, a school-based teacher enhancement model for elementary mathematics instruction designed to improve student performance and support teacher change in predominately minority schools. Comparative data show IMPACT schools having significantly higher mathematics achievement scores that are persistent over time. Instructional change occurred in most classrooms, particularly in schools where the principal encouraged the reform. (GR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College School Cooperation, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Equal Education, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Education, Minority Groups, Public Schools, School Based Management, School Policy, Student Improvement, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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