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Winfield, Linda F. – Journal of Negro Education, 1993
Investigates the relationship between Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers' estimates of test content coverage (opportunity to learn) and mathematics achievement of 89 fourth graders (65% were African American and 35% were white) in Chapter 1 mathematics instruction. Results indicate the importance of measuring students' opportunity to learn…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Compensatory Education
Leitner, David; Ingebo, George – 1983
Prescription Learning is a multi-media diagnostic prescriptive program providing individualized instruction using six instructional strategies. Nine elementary schools and four middle schools in the Portland Public School District used Prescriptive Learning to provide supplemental reading and math instruction to low-performing students. Selected…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Computer Assisted Instruction, Diagnostic Teaching
Yagi, Kan; And Others – 1985
The Portland Public Schools 1984-85 Chapter 1 project included 4 public high schools, 48 public elementary schools, and 14 nonpublic elementary schools. About 6,500 students received supplementary support in basic skills, reading and/or math, in the 66 schools. These schools implemented three types of programs: HOSTS, Prescription Learning System…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education