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CRESPAR Report #51: Effects of Success for All on TAAS Reading: A Texas Statewide Evaluation
This report presents analyses of data from the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) reading measures. It sought to evaluate the program’s outcomes in all of the 111 Texas schools that began the program from 1994-1997.
CRESPAR Research and Development Report
This report includes: Reconfiguring the Traditional School; Finding Their Voices; JHU to Host Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program; Symposium on African American Male Achievement; Recent Research Abstracts; and States, ...
CRESPAR Report #55: The Public School Superintendency in the Twenty-First Century: The Quest to Define Effective Leadership
This study examines research on public school leadership effectiveness, focusing specifically on the superintendent. The author begins with a discussion of the historical mission to define leadership effectiveness, followed ...
CRESPAR Report #54: Neighborhood and School Influences on the Family Life and Mathematics Performance of Eighth-Grade Students
In this report, we explore ways by which neighborhoods and schools can influence the mathematics achievement of eighth grade students. We use data from the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS:88) and combine it ...
CRESPAR Report #52: Academic Success Among Poor and Minority Students: An Analysis of Competing Models of School Effects
Based on national data from the Prospects study, we identified the individual characteristics that distinguished academically successful, or resilient, elementary school students from minority and low-socioeconomic-status ...
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.