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Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1969
The articles in this double issue of the "IRCD Bulletin" deal with the proposed decentralization of the New York City school system. Edmund Gordon argues that decentralization can provide the best organizational structure--(1) to make the schools accountable to the parents and communities they serve, (2) to place the responsibility for…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Power, Board of Education Policy, Community Influence
GORDON, EDMUND W.
STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE WOLFE REPORT (SIX MONTHS LATER. STUDY I. PS 000 281) ARE NOTED. WEAKNESSES ARE JUDGED TO BE THAT WOLFF DID NOT CONTROL VARIATIONS IN TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS, CURRICULUM, OR STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS. STRENGTHS ARE (1) PARENT INTERVIEWS, (2) ASSESSMENT OF HEAD START-KINDERGARTEN TRANSITION, (3) RECOGNITION OF THREE…
Descriptors: Achievement, Curriculum Evaluation, Enrichment Activities, Followup Studies
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1968
This report results from the efforts of a committee established to make suggestions for the use of a $10 million fund for the improvement of the New York City (NYC) elementary schools. The committee, consisting of school administrators, an educational specialist, and representatives from the United Federation of Teachers and the United Parents…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Day Schools, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement
GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1963
THE CHOICE OF GOALS AND PRACTICES TO BE UTILIZED IN APPROACHES TO EFFECTING BEHAVIORAL CHANGE IS USUALLY DETERMINED BY THE PRACTITIONER'S VIEW OF THE MECHANISMS UNDERLYING BEHAVIORAL ORGANIZATION. TWO BEHAVIOR THEORIES ARE THE PROJECTIVE VIEW AND THE REFLECTIONAL VIEW OF THE MECHANISMS UNDERLYING BEHAVIORAL ORGANIZATION. IN THE PROJECTIVE VIEW,…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Theories, Disadvantaged Youth
GORDON, EDMUND W.
IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND YOUTH HANDICAPPED BY SOCIAL STATUS DIFFERENCES, IT WAS NECESSARY TO REALIZE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ASPECTS WERE CONTRADICTORY ATTITUDES TOWARD SELF AND OTHERS, MATERIALISTIC ATTITUDES, LOW-LEVEL ASPIRATION AND MOTIVATION, AND DIFFERENT SOCIOCULTURAL PATTERNS. THE POSITIVE ASPECTS INCLUDED SELECTIVE MOTIVATION AND CREATIVITY,…
Descriptors: Culture Lag, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Negative Attitudes
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Founded in 1967, Harlem Prep is an independent, non-sectarian school, located in the Central Harlem section of New York City. The school currently has an enrollment of more than 600 students who range in age from 16 to over 40. The student body is primarily black, male, and from the lower socioeconimic groups. However, the student population also…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Preparation, Curriculum Development, Educational Programs
Goldberg, Gertrude S.; Gordon, Edmund W. – IRCD Bulletin, 1968
This bulletin on the Puerto Rican migrant consists primarily of (1) a review of research which examines the social science literature dealing with the island background of the Puerto Rican immigrant as well as his life on "La Vida" which questions whether the family described by Lewis is representative of slum dwellers in urban San Juan…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Child Rearing
GORDON, EDMUND W.; WILKERSON, DOXEY A. – 1966
THE DISADVANTAGED POPULATION IS IDENTIFIED AND SPECIFIC COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS COMPENDIUM, ANALYSIS, AND CRITICAL EVALUATION OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. SUBJECTS SPECIFICALLY DISCUSSED ARE--(1) THE STATUS OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION, (2) INNOVATIONS IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND STAFFING PATTERNS, (3)…
Descriptors: Colleges, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged