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Tompkins, John F. – 1983
The Des Moines (Iowa) Independent Community School District Chapter I Mathematics Program served 1,110 students in grades 2-8. Chapter I Math students in grades two through six achieved gains on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills from pre to posttesting. Scores on these tests are reported using a metric known as the Normal Curve Equivalent (NCE). The…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Attitude Measures, Budgets, Compensatory Education
Bennett, Albert; Easton, John Q. – 1988
The scores on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills taken by 179 Black and Hispanic students who voluntarily transferred from predominantly minority schools to desegregated schools were examined. They reveal that a desegregated education obtained through voluntary transfer has no significant effect on the reading and mathematics achievement levels of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Education
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Romberg, Thomas A.; Wilson, Linda D. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1992
Examined 6 widely used grade-8 standardized tests for content, required processes, and level to determine their alignment with the 5-8 NCTM "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards." Concluded that these tests inadequately covered the 5-8 standards. A follow-up study examined items from newly developed and foreign tests to demonstrate the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Mathematics Achievement
Webster, William J.; Chadbourn, Russell A. – 1989
Project Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged (SEED) is a nationwide program in which professional mathematicians and scientists from universities and research corporations teach conceptually oriented mathematics to full-sized classes of disadvantaged elementary school students as a supplement to their regular mathematics instruction.…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Control Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
Webster, William J.; Chadbourn, Russell A. – 1990
Project Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged (Project SEED) is a nationwide program in which mathematicians and scientists from academia and industry teach abstract, conceptually oriented mathematics to full-sized classes of elementary school students as a supplement to their regular arithmetic classes. A Socratic group-discovery…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Control Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
Webster, William J.; Chadbourn, Russell A. – 1992
Project Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged (SEED) is a national program in which professional mathematicians and scientists from universities and industry teach abstract, conceptually oriented mathematics to full-sized classes of elementary school children as a supplement to their regular mathematics instruction. In the Dallas…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Control Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
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Mangino, Evangelina – 1985
This publication summarizes the achievement results of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) for grades 1-12 in reading and mathematics for 1975 through 1985. In 1975, the California Achievement Tests (CAT) were administered to students in grades 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9. However, in 1976, the testing program was expanded to all…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Black Students
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