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Document Number: 3314

Evaluating the Accelerated Schools Approach: A Look at Early Implementation and Impacts on Student Achievement in Eight Elementary Schools - “Accelerated schools” is a schoolwide reform model that seeks to speed up the learning of children at risk of school failure. An independent evaluation of the program reform in eight elementary schools around the country found that when the program is executed over several years, 3rd-grade test scores begin to rise and, by the fifth year, exceed predicted levels in reading and math. (Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, 2001)...

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At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
Whole-School Reform Models

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