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Gordon, Edmund W. – 1975
Numerous federal, state, and institutional projects have been undertaken in the areas of current educational opportunity programs for the disadvantaged, but there is still a need to bring about significant changes in the areas of administration, curriculum, program evaluation, and financial assistance. The state of compensatory education at the…
Descriptors: Administration, College Students, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development
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
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
A nongraded educational program of several learning levels and highly individualized instruction, financed by the district and by Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I funds, the Directed Learning Program is in its third year of operation in the Hempstead, New York school system. The program is the district-wide method of instruction for what…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Class Organization, Classes (Groups of Students)
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The Mishawaka special reading program, now in its sixth year of operation, is supported primarily with Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I funds. The program is designed to enable reading handicapped children to achieve and maintain a reading skill higher than a year below their grade placement; interpret the child's strengths and…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Diagnosis
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
This project, located in a rural community in upstate New York, has, with very limited resources, set itself the task of humanizing and individualizing its total education program. The school district is well on the way toward the achievement of that goal in its elementary school where two special programs have been in operation for six years.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The instructional part of Trinidad's Follow Through program is based on the High Scope model developed by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization headed by Dr. David Weikart. Now in its second year, the program emphasizes the development of individualized conceptual competence. Certain kindergarten through grade…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Funded in part by Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III funds and in part by the Atlanta, Georgia School System, Project Success Environment is now in Year Two of a three year program. A teaching technique of three components--a reinforcement system, a special classroom arrangement, and a success curriculum--the project premised that if…
Descriptors: Class Organization, Classroom Design, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The work-study program at Soldan High School is part of St. Louis' Project Stay, an Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VIII funded dropout prevention program. The project, initiated, in the 1969-70 school year for a five year period has just completed its third year of operation. Three urban schools are involved in the project. The…
Descriptors: Community Support, Compensatory Education, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development