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Magliacano, Karen – 1994
A study was conducted to determine whether or not a child who is older when entering school performs better on reading readiness and achievement tests than a younger child. Two samples of second grade students from a middle class community in Bloomfield, New Jersey, were established by examining the ages of all the children in the cohort. Sample A…
Descriptors: Age, Age Grade Placement, Comparative Analysis, Kindergarten
Sulentic, Margaret Mary – 1989
A study was conducted to determine the appropriateness of a particular whole language program, entitled "Project Victory," designed specifically for a group of high-risk, seventh-grade students in a predominately urban intermediate public school. Subjects were 20 students identified as high-risk by their school district on the basis of…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Grade 7, High Risk Students, Junior High Schools
Waters, Theresa Z. – 1996
A study examined the effect of geographic mobility on elementary school students' achievement. Although such mobility, which requires students to make multiple moves among schools, can have a negative impact on academic achievement, the hypothesis for the study was that it was not a determining factor in reading achievement test scores. Subjects…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Testing, Elementary School Students, Grade 4