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CRESPAR Report #10: Effects of Bilingual Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition on Students Transitioning from Spanish to English Reading
Every child has the capacity to succeed in school and in life. Yet far too many children, especially those from poor and minority families, are placed at risk by school practices that are based on a sorting paradigm in ...
CRESPAR Report #4: The Talent Development Middle School Creating a Motivational Climate Conducive to Talent Development in Middle Schools: Implementation and Effects of Student Team Reading
Central East Middle School in Philadelphia and CRESPAR are working together to implement a Talent Development Middle School model of schooling. Part of this effort includes use of the Student Team Reading (STR) program, ...
CRESPAR Report #9: Reducing Talent Loss: The Impact of Information, Guidance, and Actions on Postsecondary Enrollment
This study uses nationally representative data to show that information about postsecondary educational institutions (PEIs), guidance, and essential preparatory actions taken by secondary students influence whether an ...
CRESPAR Report #11: Effective Programs for Latino Students in Elementary and Middle Schools
This report identifies programs that have proven to be effective and programs that show potential for improving academic achievement among Latino youth in the elementary and middle grades. This report identifies programs ...
CRESPAR Report #3: The Talent Development Middle School Essential Components
The Talent Development approach to helping greater numbers of students succeed in middle school is based on a belief that all students can learn challenging material if the right types of support are given. The approach ...
CRESPAR Report #5: Patterns of Urban Student Mobility and Local School Reform
Recent school reform efforts that center on promoting greater local school autonomy implicitly assume that students will attend a specific school consistently enough that the school can “make a difference” in their ...
CRESPAR Report #6: Scaling Up: Lessons Learned in the Dissemination of Success for All
Success for All, a comprehensive schoolwide reform program for elementary schools serving many children placed at risk of school failure, was first piloted in one Baltimore elementary school in the 1987–88 school year. In ...
CRESPAR Report #8: Asian American Students at Risk
High academic achievement is closely linked in the public’s mind with Asian American students, but many Asian American ethnic subgroups and individuals remain at risk. The main purpose of this literature review is to assess ...
CRESPAR Report #48: Four Models of School Improvement: Successes and Challenges in Reforming Low-Performing, High-Poverty Title I Schools
In this comprehensive report, the authors examine four distinct processes for reforming nine low-performing Title I schools in challenging high-poverty contexts.
CRESPAR Report #44: Classroom Cultural Ecology: The Dynamics of Classroom Life in Schools Serving Low-Income African American Children
The purpose of this study was to gain descriptive insights into the routines, practices, perceptions, and interactions that constitute the everyday ecology of classrooms serving African American children from low-income ...