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Tannenbaum, Abraham J. Ed. – 1968
Nine conference papers consider the application of knowledge and methods known to special education to the instruction of disadvantaged children. Edmund W. Gordon views the disadvantaged population; Frank B. Wilderson discusses behavior disorders in children from deprived backgrounds; Harriet Green Kopp describes problems of perception and…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Cognitive Processes, Disadvantaged Youth
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1968
Papers presented at this conference discussed the educational evaluation and the problems of the socially disadvantaged. Topics were: "The Comparative Field Experiment: An Illustration from High School Biology," by Richard C. Anderson; "Evaluation of Teacher Training in a Title III Center," by Ethna R. Reid; "Evaluating a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Beginning Reading, Biology, Cost Effectiveness
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – IRCD Bulletin, 1969
This issue of the IRCD Bulletin is devoted to commentaries on an article by Arthur R. Jensen on the nature-nurture controversy in a recent number of "Harvard Educational Review." Contents of the Bulletin are comprised of the following: "Education, Ethnicity, Genetics and Intelligence; Jensenism: Another Excuse for Failure to…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Environmental Influences
Taylor, Ronald D., Ed.; Wang, Margaret C., Ed. – 2000
Noting that much is known from research and practice regarding what works to promote resilience of children and families in a variety of high-risk life situations, this book considers the impact of culture, economy, employment, poverty, family structure, and social policy on parenting, child development, education, and the life success of youth.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Asian Americans
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. – 1971
This report includes the papers presented at the Colluquium and the responses to these papers. The papers dealt primarily with the most critical and urgent problems involved in equalizing opportunity for the minority/poverty groups in the United States and include: "Educational Opportunity and the Organization of Higher Education," by Warren W.…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged
Wargo, Michael J., Ed.; Green, Donald Ross, Ed. – 1977
The following papers were delivered: Introductory Remarks, John W. Evans; An Evaluator's Perspective, Michael J. Wargo; Problems of Achievement Tests in Program Evaluation, Donald Ross Green; Diverse Human Populations and Problems in Educational Program Evaluation via Achievement Testing, Edmund W. Gordon; Critical Issues in Achievement Testing of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educational Testing
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1969
This booklet contains the seven papers presented at the symposium: (1) "Early Schooling: What Is It All About?" by Marshall P. Smith, Trenton State College, who approaches the subject as "one of the preeminent tools for human survival"; (2) "The Family and Community: What Are Their Roles in the Educational Process?" by Melvin Tumin, Princeton…
Descriptors: Community Role, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research
Adolphus, Stephen H., Ed. – 1984
Major barriers to equal access of minority and disadvantaged students to higher education are considered in eight papers and five responses from the 1982 Wingspread Conference on Postsecondary Programs for the Disadvantaged. Included is a policy statement from the conference that covers: quality education for all, the interrelatedness of education…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Black Education
Ashline, Nelson F., Ed.; And Others – 1976
This book, based on an invitational conference held in Newport, Rhode Island, in June 1975, includes an edited record of that conference as well as additional papers which were developed by participants as a result of their conference experience. Twelve papers are included: "Public Education as the Great Equalizer", Fred M. Hechinger; "Types of…
Descriptors: Desegregation Effects, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Opportunities, Economically Disadvantaged
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1968
The 1968 Invitational Conference on Testing Problems dealt with educational evaluation and the problems of the socially disadvantaged. Papers presented in Session I, Educational Evaluation--Various Levels and Aspects, were: (1) "The Comparative Field Experiment: An Illustration from High school Biology" by Richard C. Anderson; (2) "Evaluation of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Conference Reports, Cost Effectiveness, Disadvantaged
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
ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1977
This volume contains speeches made by educators, civil servants and administrators who attended a conference devoted to redefining the problems of education in the context of urban life. Edmund W. Gordon's presentation provides a basic framework of urbanicity, its environmental and social characteristics, and three broad categories which have…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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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
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; Reynolds, Maynard C., Ed. – 1997
The chapters in this collection, distributed to conference participants as a springboard for conference discussions, consider sustainable models for school-family-community collaboration, partnerships in education, and other ways to improve learning for urban youth. The contributions are: (1) "The Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Development, Community Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
Mead, Margaret, Ed.; And Others – 1968
The contents of this book, an outgrowth of a symposium held at the meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington on December 30, 1966, are organized in three sections. Section one, "Behavior-Genetic Analyses and Their Relevance to the Construct of Race," includes the following essays: "The Construct Race and the…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Biological Influences, Biology, Genetics
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