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Tomlinson, Louise M., Ed. – 1991
This conference was designed to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on how parents, teachers, and other concerned individuals can contribute to strengthening the educational support system, and to generate practical information on strategies to improve achievement levels of youth. The first article, titled "Conference Program…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cocaine, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education
Russell, Sue, Ed.; Sullivan, Robert, Ed. – CEIC Review, 1998
In this issue of the "CEIC Review," commissioned papers for a national invitational conference on student resilience developed across contexts of family, work, culture, and community are summarized. The concept of resilience-promoting interventions has emerged from research and indicates that some children survive adversity without lasting damage.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Community, Context Effect, Coping
Weiss, Heather B.; Bouffard, Suzanne M.; Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Gordon, Edmund W. – Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2009
One of the most powerful but neglected supports for children's learning and development is family involvement both in and out of school. Over 40 years of steadily accumulating evidence show that family involvement is one of the strongest predictors of children's school success, and that families play pivotal roles in their children's cognitive,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Low Income, Economically Disadvantaged, Parent Participation
Gordon, Edmund W.; Kourtrelakos, James – 1971
The absence of systematic analyses and syntheses of data from hundreds of documents relating to compensatory education constitutes justification for a study unifying and evaluating already available information. Section One of this document introduces the need for such a study and discusses problems and procedures used in conducting and…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Data Analysis, Emotional Development
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Orangeburg, South Carolina implemented a court approved geographical zoning plan and a plan clustering and pairing schools for the 1971-72 school year. All school staffs currently reflect the district's racial population. In the process of unifying the school district, numerous meetings and workshops that involved students, staff and the community…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Desegregation Effects
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Desegregation of the schools in the Berkeley Unified School District has taken place in two stages, each stage reflecting years of political struggles and endless meetings. In 1968, the 12 elementary schools were divided into K-3 and 4-6 schools in four residential zones with approximately 3500 elementary children who live beyond walking distance…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Case Studies, Class Organization, Community Involvement
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1974
The major responsibilities of the committee whose background and activities are reported here were: (1) to examine and review data on Title 1, Elementary Secondary Education Act programs in the school district and on the basis of this review and evaluation to advise the school district, Title 1 Parent Advisory Council, the State Department of…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Court Litigation, Educational Objectives, Federal Courts
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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
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
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
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