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Whitehurst, G. J.; And Others – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1994
Four-year olds (n=167) in Head Start were assigned to an intervention condition involving an add-on emergent literacy curriculum or the regular Head Start program. Intervention effects were large for writing and print domains and were noted for language when primary caregivers were actively involved in the intervention. (SLD)
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Intervention, Language Proficiency, Literacy Education
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Vadasy, Patricia F.; Jenkins, Joseph R.; Antil, Lawrence R.; Wayne, Susan K.; O'Connor, Rollanda E. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1997
Twenty at-risk first graders received 30 minutes of individual instruction from community tutors four days a week for up to 23 weeks. Subjects outperformed the control group on all reading, decoding, spelling and segmenting, and writing measures. Tutors who implemented the program with a high degree of fidelity achieved significant effect sizes in…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Intervention, Grade 1, Individual Instruction
Kemple, James J.; Snipes, Jason C. – 2000
The career academy approach is one of the oldest and most widely established high school reforms in the U.S., stretching back for more than 30 years. A large-scale, multi-site, random assignment research design was conducted to determine the impact of career academies on student outcomes. Some of the findings of the study include the following:…
Descriptors: Career Academies, Career Education, Dropout Prevention, Education Work Relationship
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Fuchs, Lynn S.; Fuchs, Douglas; Phillips, Norris B.; Hamlett, Carol L.; Karns, Kathy – School Psychology Review, 1995
Examines the effects of classwide peer-assisted learning strategies (PALS) in mathematics incorporating the use of curriculum-based measurement on acquisition and transfer learning of three types of students (average-achieving student, low-achieving students, and students with a learning disability). Analysis of variance indicates superior…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies
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