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ERIC Number: EJ655354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-6062
Helping Disadvantaged Children Succeed.
Jorgenson, Olaf; Smith, Steven H.
Principal, v82 n2 p38-41 Nov-Dec 2002
Describes how two low-achieving, high-poverty school districts raised the test scores of their students. The El Centro school district's inquiry-science approach raised elementary science test scores, as well as mathematics and reading scores. Twin Falls improved test scores by adopting the Standardized Timed Curriculum, which involved components such as peer, parent, and community volunteer tutoring. (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California