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ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1979
The papers in this document illustrate the need for educators to recognize the diverse populations they serve. Edmund W. Gordon and Stephanie Shipman discuss the confusion surrounding Aptitude/Treatment/Interaction (ATI) research and the educational equity controversy. They argue for educational programs which more appropriately address the…
Descriptors: Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Conference Reports, Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The Richmond, Virginia Follow Through program is currently in its sixth year of operation in grades kindergarten to three in 12 urban schools. Funded primarily by Educational Opportunity Act Title II funds, the program serves a student population in which the majority of pupils are black and 50 percent are from poor families. The program seeks to…
Descriptors: Black Students, Enrichment Activities, Grade 1, Grade 2
Gordon, Edmund W.; Fahrer, Kimberly – IRCD Bulletin, 1976
These two articles focus on opportunity programs in higher education, the first of which notes that the state of the art of designing and delivering these programs is confused, contradictory, and yet encouraging. Positive and negative research findings and program variation contributes to the confused state of the art. Another problem concerns the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Compensatory Education
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The Armijo Bilingual Bicultural Demonstration Center has just completed its second year of operation. The program, which offers bilingual and bicultural instruction in an open classroom for 154 first and second graders, is funded chiefly through Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III funds. Students are taught reading skills, mathematical…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education
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
This exemplary program in health and nutrition is designed to: eliminate the barriers to learning imposed by poverty and cultural isolation; increase the student's ability to learn; improve pupil health and attitudes; and, make the schools responsive to the social, economic, and cultural needs of the community. The program features an extensive,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Breakfast Programs, Compensatory Education, Dental Clinics
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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
Gordon, Edmund W.; Brownell, Carolyn Ralston – 1972
In efforts at improving the quality of education and at justifying expenditures for compensatory education and school desegregation, we are increasingly dependent upon the data of evaluative research. Yet the data from many of these evaluation efforts conducted over the past 12 years are confused and inconclusive. In an effort at gaining a better…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Compensatory Education, Desegregation Methods, Educational Assessment
Gordon, Edmund W.; Coates, Deborah L. – 1978
The Interdisciplinary Generic Training Program (IGTP) was designed to train graduate students in related mental health fields, as well as persons without formal mental health training, to deliver team approach social services sensitive to inner city community and family life. During the last year of the program, staff members requested a…
Descriptors: Community Services, Family Life, Graduate Study, Higher Education