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Slavin, Robert E.; And Others – 1990
This study reports results of the first year of implementation of the Success for All elementary school restructuring program in kindergarten through third grade at Philadelphia's Francis Scott Key Elementary School. Fifty-two percent of the students were from Asian backgrounds, primarily Cambodian, and spoke little or no English at home. In the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language)
Powers, Stephen; Price-Johnson, Connie – Online Submission, 2007
Background: The Waterford Early Math & Science (WEMS) program is a comprehensive educational software program designed to build math and science skills and concepts in grades K-2, alone or to supplement existing curricula. The program's capability to individualize lessons, assess and track student progress, and reteach lessons is aimed at…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Comparative Analysis
Slavin, Robert E.; Madden, Nancy A. – 1998
While it is important to improve the outcomes of bilingual and English-only reading instruction for English language learners at all grade levels, there is a particular need to see that students are successful in beginning to read in the early elementary grades. One program that has achieved a great deal of success in meeting this goal is called…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Cambodians, Effect Size
Slavin, Robert E.; Yampolsky, Renee – 1992
A study was done of the effects of the "Success for All" program on limited English proficient (LEP) elementary school students, principally Cambodian students in an inner-city Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) school. The program is a schoolwide restructuring focusing on prevention and early intervention in schools serving disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cambodians, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth