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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)
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
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1974
The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program was founded and is funded by the Newark Construction Trades Training Corporation. Internally, NCTTC provides all services to trainees other than the ABE component. Specifically, it provides a recruitment function, guidance function, placement service, shop training program, and supervision of on-the-job…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Career Development
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Bhattacharyya, Maitrayee – Journal of Negro Education, 1992
Examines questions arising from concern for Africentric and multicultural education, including the nature of diversity and the relationships among cultural hegemony, cultural diversity, and cultural pluralism. Changing conceptions of intelligence, knowledge, and education are considered in relation to the treatment of cultural and ethnic…
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Concept Formation, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
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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
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Shipman, Stephanie – American Psychologist, 1979
Discusses the application to education of principles of equity and social justice in light of considerations posed by individual differences. Reviews literature on diversity and pedagogy and examines issues related to attribute-treatment interaction (ATI) as an approach to educational improvement. (GC)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Gordon, Edmund W.; Armour-Thomas, Eleanor – 1985
The impact of the technological revolution on education is examined in this monograph, which focuses primarily on computers. First, the history of the educational uses of a variety of media (film, radio, television, teaching machines, and videodisc systems) is traced and assessed. As instructional aids, it is said, the media economize teachers'…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computers
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.; Green, Robert L. – 1966
This volume contains the proceedings of two conferences. One conference was concerned primarily with research on racial desegregation and integration in public education, and was highlighted by a paper by Irwin Katz, "Problems and Directions for Research in Public School Desegregation." The second conference focused on social change and the role…
Descriptors: Action Research, Behavioral Sciences, Blacks, Civil Rights
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