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Gottfredson, Denise C. – Developmental Psychology, 1985
Data from a national study of delinquency prevention programs were used to examine the effect of teenage employment on delinquent behavior in preadolescents and adolescents. Models examined suggest working decreases school attendance and dependence on parents for some subgroups, but these effects are not translated into increases in delinquency.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention
Gottfredson, Denise C.; And Others – 1991
This report summarizes an evaluation of a staff development program to reduce disparity in educational achievement across race and sex. The Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement (TESA) program of S. Kerman, T. Kimball, and M. Martin (1980) was implemented in an elementary school. Achievement test scores, attitudes toward school and self,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Control Groups, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Gottfredson, Denise C.; And Others – Journal of Educational Research, 1995
An elementary school staff development program was designed to reduce disparity in educational achievement across race and sex. Researchers compared achievement test scores, attitudes, perceptions of teacher practices, and grade retention for students of teachers who did and did not complete the program. Results showed the program had few positive…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Jones, Elizabeth M.; Gottfredson, Gary D.; Gottfredson, Denise C. – Evaluation Review, 1997
Results for 113 students and 59 comparisons from an evaluation of a three-year Success for All program under difficult circumstances show positive effects for the kindergarten component but largely negative effects in grades two and three. Evaluations of the program should assess its goal of getting all students to read at grade level by grade…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Inner City