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High-performing, high-poverty schools: References

Ali, R., & Jerald, C.D. (2001). Dispelling the myth in California: Preliminary findings from a state and nationwide analysis of "high-flying" schools. Oakland, CA: The Education Trust-West.

Ascher, C., & Fruchter, N. (2001). Teacher quality and student performance in New York City’s low-performing schools. Journal of education for students placed at risk. 6(3): 199-214.

Barth, P., Haycock, K., Jackson, H., Mora, K., Ruiz, P., Robinson, S., & Wilkins, A. (Eds.) (1999). Dispelling the myth: High poverty schools exceeding expectations. Washington, DC: Education Trust.

Borman, G.D., & Rachuba, L.T. (February 2001). Academic success among poor and minority students: An Analysis of competing models of school effects. Report No. 52. Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University.

Carter, S.C. (2000). No excuses: Lessons from 21 high-performing, high-poverty schools. Washington, DC: Heritage Foundation.

Cawelti, G. (February 2000). Portrait of a benchmark school. Educational Leadership Arlington, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Donahue, P., Daane, M., and Grigg, W. (November 2003). The Nation’s report card: Reading highlights 2003. The National Assessment of Educational Progress. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Edmonds, Ron. (1979). Effective schools for the urban poor. Educational leadership 37 (1): 15-24.

Feldman, J., Tung, R., and Ouimette, M. (2003). How are Boston pilot school students faring? Student demographics, engagement, and performance. 1997-2002. Boston, MA: Center for Collaborative Education.

Haberman, M. (1999). Victory at Buffalo Creek: What makes a school serving low-income Hispanic children successful? Instructional leader 12 (2). Austin, TX: Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association.

Jerald, C.D. (2001). Dispelling the myth revisited: Preliminary findings from a nationwide analysis of "high-flying" schools. Washington, DC: Education Trust.

Jesse, D., Davis, A., & Pokorny, N. (2004). High-achieving middle schools for Latino students in poverty. Journal of education for students placed at risk. 9 (1): 23-45.

Kannapel, P.J., & Clements, S.K. (February 2005). Inside the black box of high performing high-poverty schools. Lexington, KY: The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.

Lauer, P.A. (2001). Preliminary findings on the characteristics of teacher learning in high-performing high-needs schools. Aurora, CO: Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning.

McGee, G.W. (2004). Closing the achievement gap: Lessons from Illinois’ golden spike high-poverty high-performing schools. Journal of education for students placed at risk 9(2): 97-125.

Pechman, E.M., & Fiester, L. (1996). Creating good schools for children in poverty through Title I school wide programs. Journal of education for students placed at risk. 1(2): 171-192.

Ragland, M.A., Clubine, B., Constable, D., & Smith, P.A. (2002). Expecting success: A Study of five high-performing high- poverty schools. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers.



This document was prepared by Caliber Associates for the Center for Public Education. Caliber Associates, an ICF company based in Fairfax, Va., specializes in social science research and evaluation.

Posted: August 22, 2005

©2005 Center for Public Education


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