Long-Term Academic Effects of the Direct Instruction Project Follow Through

@article{Meyer1984LongTermAE,
  title={Long-Term Academic Effects of the Direct Instruction Project Follow Through},
  author={Linda A. Meyer},
  journal={The Elementary School Journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={84},
  pages={380 - 394}
}
  • Linda A. Meyer
  • Published 1 March 1984
  • Education
  • The Elementary School Journal
The Elementary SchoolJournal Volume 84, Number 4 ? 1984 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0013-5984/84/8404-0002$01.00 It has been 15 years since the Project Follow Through program of enhanced instruction in early childhood education was introduced for Kindergarten through Grade 3 in elementary schools serving disadvantaged children in 180 communities throughout the United States.1 Children who were in the first cohort of Follow 
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