Accupril Congestive Heart Failure Investigation & Economic Variable Evaluation. A trial designed to assess the effects of high and low doses of quinapril, an ACE inhibitor, on mortality in patients with heart failure; the intent was to enroll 10,500 patients.
Similarly, the amount of time students spend on homework per week has been found to be an indicator of academic achievement among high school students (Cooper, 1989, 2001; Cooper, Lindsay, Nye, & Greathouse, 1998; Walker, Wilkins, Dallaire, Sandler, & Hoover-Dempsey, 2005; Xu, (2006).
It's critical that federal and state policymakers stay the course and not be swayed by what are often politically motivated attacks on a law that's starting to spark real changes in the lives of kids," Kati Haycock, director of the Education Trust, declared in a joint statement with the National Alliance of Black School Educators when states released their 2003-2004 student achievement results.
Because the goal of the school's student improvement plan is academic success for all students and closing the achievement gap between minority and White students, the teachers had asked Juanita whether the degree to which students felt attached to the school could impact their learning and ultimately predict their growth in achievement scores.
Some years ago, a proposed model for school achievement labeled Atlas, which brought together the approaches of Theodore Sizer, Howard Gardner, the Educational Development Corporation, and Comer's SDP, received funding in a competitive process to develop the model and implement it in various schools.
Farmer has taken on the monumental task of identifying factors that lead to student achievement (based on current research) and linking what library media teachers and their programs can do to impact that achievement.
The buzz on the leaf-strewn street is that the new kid on the award show block, the Kenny Awards[TM] is sure to sweep the "Best Achievement in Self-Congratulatory Award Show" category at next year's Emmys.