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CRESPAR Report #64: From National Movement to Local Action: The Status of Standards-Based Science Instruction in Middle School Classrooms
This study contributes to the growing body of research on classroom instruction by exploring the possibility of measuring a specific instructional strategy using statistical methods based on item response theory (IRT). We ...
CRESPAR Report #59: Comprehensive School Reform and Student Achievement: A Meta-Analysis
In this meta-analysis, we review the research on the achievement effects of the nationally disseminated and externally developed school improvement programs known as “whole-school” or “comprehensive” reforms. In addition ...
CRESPAR Report #53: The Long-Term Effects and Cost-Effectiveness of Success for All
A few renowned early interventions have compelling evidence of enduring achievement effects for at-risk children: Perry Preschool; the Abecedarian Project; and the Tennessee class-size experiment.