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IES Grant

Title: Implementation & Impact of Reading, Mathematics & Science Interventions for Middle & High School Students in the Context of Talent Development reforms
Center: NCER Year: 2002
Principal Investigator: McPartland, James Awardee: Johns Hopkins University
Program: Unsolicited and Other Awards      [Program Details]
Award Period: 5 years Award Amount: $6,000,000
Goal: Other Goal Award Number: R305W020003

Funded through the Interagency Education Research Initiative


Journal article, monograph, or newsletter

Balfanz, R., Herzog, L., and Mac Iver, D.J. (2007). Preventing Student Disengagement and Keeping Students on the Graduation Path in Urban Middle-Grades Schools: Early Identification and Effective Interventions. Educational Psychologist, 42(4): 223–235.

Byrnes, V. (2009). Getting a Feel for the Market: The Use of Privatized School Management in Philadelphia. American Journal of Education, 115(3): 437–455.

Byrnes, V., and Ruby, A. (2007). Comparing Achievement Between K–8 and Middle Schools: A Large-Scale Empirical Study. American Journal Of Education, 114(1): 101–135.

Ruby, A. (2006). Improving Science Achievement at High-Poverty Urban Middle Schools. Science Education, 90(6): 1005–1027.