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Eisner, Caroline, Ed. – 2001
This report examines urban student achievement using the SAT-9, the most commonly used standardized assessment among the major cities. The study, conducted in collaboration with the test's creator, Harcourt Educational Measurement, highlights student achievement in Great City Schools (GCS) and describes how urban students perform on traditional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic American Students
Maddahian, Ebrahim – 1999
The academic achievement of participants in the Ten Schools Program (TSP) of the Los Angeles Unified School District (California) was compared with that of students in similar comparison schools and African American and Hispanic students throughout the school district. The TSP is a research-based instructional program for elementary school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Comparative Analysis
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1986
April 1986 marked the sixth year of the statewide testing program in reading, language, and mathematics mandated by the Arizona legislature. For 1986, the Arizona State Board of Education adopted three tests to fulfill the legislative mandate: the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (grades 1 through 8); the Stanford Achievement Test (grade 9); and the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Howerton, D. Lynn; And Others – 1993
The relationships between parent and child verbal interaction and academic achievement were examined for at-risk adolescent Black males. The Verbal Interaction Questionnaire was used to measure student's perceptions of parental communication, and scores from the Stanford Achievement Test battery and school grades measured academic achievement.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Black Students, Elementary School Students
Lissitz, Robert W. – 1994
This paper provides a very brief summary of the first three years of study of the court-ordered desegregation effort in St. Louis (Missouri). It examines differences in the reading and mathematics scores from the Stanford Achievement Test along with a performance-based writing assessment for four groups of African-American students. These groups…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Court Litigation
Howerton, D. Lynn; And Others – 1992
The relationship between self-esteem and academic achievement of at-risk adolescent black males was studied for 42 students in grades 6, 7, and 8. The Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory (SEI) was used to provide global measures of self-esteem. School grades and scores from the Stanford Achievement Test battery were used to measure academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Black Students, Correlation
Howerton, D. Lynn; And Others – 1992
The relationship between locus of control and academic achievement was studied for 42 adolescent black males identified as at-risk by their teachers. The Nowicki-Strickland Locus of Control scale (NS-LOC) for children was used as a measure of locus of control. School grade average and the Stanford Achievement Test (SFAT) battery composite provided…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Black Students, Correlation
Leach, Mozelle P. – 1987
In order to investigate the efficacy of a decade-long language arts tutoring program, a study compared students' responses to a survey of their participation in and attitudes about the program with their Reading, Language, Math, and Total scores on the Stanford Achievement Test (SAT) and other tests. The tutoring program assigned college students…
Descriptors: Black Students, College Students, Educational Research, Elementary Education
Manning, Maryann; And Others – 1986
The reading achievement test scores of 239 low-income, southern, urban black students in grades three through eight were compared with their ability to comprehend the social studies books used in their classrooms. Achievement scores were obtained from the reading subtests of the Stanford Achievement Tests. A cloze passage was developed based on…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Black Students, Cloze Procedure, Elementary Education
GROTBERG, EDITH H. – 1967
DESCRIBED ARE THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY SCHOOL PROJECT (1966-67), WHICH WAS CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE VALUE OF INTENSIVE READING INSTRUCTION IN A RURAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THE PROJECT LASTED APPROXIMATELY 7 MONTHS AND INVOLVED NEARLY 1,500 STUDENTS. DESIGNED AS A CORRECTIVE READING PROGRAM FOR ALL CHILDREN IN GRADES ONE THROUGH 10 IN…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Grade Placement, Black Students, Corrective Reading
HANSEN, CARL F. – 1963
THREE HYPOTHESES WHICH DOCUMENT THE EDUCATIONAL VALUE OF SCHOOL INTEGRATION ARE INVESTIGATED IN THIS ARTICLE. THE FIRST HYPOTHESIS IS THAT BOTH WHITE AND NEGRO PUPILS NOW ENJOY EDUCATIONAL CONDITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES SUPERIOR TO THOSE PREVIOUSLY AVAILABLE UNDER A POLICY OF SEGREGATION. SECONDLY, ON OBJECTIVELY MEASURED SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Educational Opportunities
Bianchini, John C.; Vale, Carol A. – 1975
The Anchor Test Study (ATS) yielded equating tables for vocabulary, reading comprehension, and total reading scores for eight commonly used reading tests at the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade levels. Because of the original ATS sampling design which resulted in a nationally representative sample of school children at those grades, the equating tables…
Descriptors: Bias, Black Students, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Bianchini, John C.; Loret, Peter G. – 1974
The Anchor Test Study provides a method for translating a pupil's score on any one of eight widely used standardized reading tests for Grades 4, 5, and 6 to a corresponding score of any of the other seven tests, as well as furnishing new nationally representative norms for each of the eight tests. In addition, the Study presents new estimates of…
Descriptors: Black Students, Elementary School Students, Equated Scores, Grade 4
Shaw, Ralph L.; Uhl, Norman P. – 1969
This study investigates the effect of socio-economic level (lower and upper-middle), race (black and white), and sex on locus of control of reinforcement scores, and the relationship between the latter scores and reading achievement in a sample of 211 second grade children. A stratified random sampling technique insured adequate levels of each…
Descriptors: Black Students, Culture Fair Tests, Elementary School Students, Individual Power
Buffalo Public Schools, NY. – 1967
Three hundred and fifty Buffalo public school second graders, most of whom were Negro, were transferred in spring, 1966 from an inner-city school to schools 90 percent or more white. Two hundred and ten second graders, mostly Negro, were transferred from an adjacent inner-city school to five other peripheral schools. A comparison was made of the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Disadvantaged Youth
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