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Brent, George; And Others – Urban Education, 1986
Describes the rationale for the Camden (New Jersey) Direct Instruction project, an instructional system used in elementary schools. Presents two studies completed by the project in 1984-85: a study of the improvement of reading instruction and a study of the use of Direct Instruction in "transitional classrooms" with students having…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Instructional Improvement
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Hampton, Frederick M.; Mumford, Dawne A.; Bond, Lloyd – Urban Education, 1998
Examines parent involvement practices and philosophies of an urban education model, Project FAST, to develop collaborative relationships between parents and schools. Student achievement and parental commitment to education are greater in this program than in a traditional setting. (MMU)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Extended Family, Parent Participation