Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence


Research Briefs

CREDE offered a series of research summaries for educational practitioners, policy makers, and researchers. These briefs highlighted important findings of CREDE investigations and discuss their application in school settings.


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Improving Classroom Instruction and Student Learning for Resilient and Non-resilient English Language Learners
Yolanda N. Padrón, Hersh Waxman, Ann P. Brown, & Robert A. Powers, University of Houston (November 2000) (RB #7)


Leading for Diversity: How School Leaders Achieve Racial and Ethnic Harmony
Rosemary C. Henze, ARC Associates (June 2000) (RB #6)


Linking Home and School Through Children's Questions That Followed Family Science Workshops
Maureen Callanan, Consuelo Alba-Speyer, & Harriet Tenenbaum, Univeristy of California, Santa Cruz (December 2000) (RB #8)


A National Study of School Effectiveness for Language Minority Students' Long-Term Academic Achievement
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (January 2003) (RB #10)


Observing the Five Standards in Practice: Development and Application of the Standards Performance Continuum
Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (March 2004) (RB #11)


Scaffold for School-Home Collaboration: Enhancing Reading and Language Development
Ji-Mei Chang, San Jose State University (April 2001) (RB #9)


School/Community Partnerships to Support Language Minority Student Success
Carolyn Temple Adger, Center for Applied Linguistics (January 2000) (RB #5)


Standards for Professional Development: A Sociocultural Perspective
Robert Rueda, University of Southern California (December 1998) (RB #2)


Teaching Language Minority Students in Elementary School
Jana Echevarria (Ed.), California State University, Long Beach (December 1998) (RB #1)


Teaching Secondary Language Minority Students
Jana Echevarria & Claude Goldenberg, California State University, Long Beach (October 1999) (RB #4)


Tracking "Untracking": Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Educational Innovation
Hugh Mehan & Lea Hubbard, University of California, San Diego (July 1999) (RB #3)

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