The Big Shoulders Fund in Chicago is one, as are the Inner-City Scholarship Funds of New York and Boston, the Jubilee Schools of Memphis, the Catholic School Development Program ("helping schools help themselves") in Camden, New Jersey, and the Catholic Foundation of Los Angeles.
What does SDP stand for?
SDP stands for School Development Program
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- Starting Day Of Year
- Safety Data Package
- Sakai Display Products (liquid display crystals)
- San Diego Padres
- Sand Point Municipal Airport (Alaska)
- Sanjak Democratic Party (Serbia)
- Savings Deposit Program
- Scenario Development Plan
- School Development Planning (various locations)
- School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
- Science Data Processing
- Scientific Diving Program (various organizations)
- Scitex Digital Printing (Dayton, OH)
- Screen Definition Processor (Unisys)
- Secretarial Development Program (US FEMA)
- Sectoral Development Programme
- Sefate Democratic Party (Lesotho)
- Segment and Drop Policy (IEEE)
- Self-Directed Plan (various organizations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A distinguished panel, moderated by National Public Radio's Claudio Sanchez, includes: * Representative Joaquin Castro, Texas * James Comer, Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine's Child Study Center, and Founder of Comer School Development Program * Hill Harper, Actor/Activist * Neil Horikoshi, Executive Director, Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund * Estela Mara Bensimon, Co-Director, Center for Urban Education and Professor, University of Southern California * LeManuel "Lee" Bitsoi, Minority Action Plan (MAP) Program Director, Harvard Medical School Also in attendance will be: * Gaston Caperton, Former Governor of West Virginia and President, The College Board * Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Since that time, the Comer Model also known as the School Development Program (SDP), has been adopted by over 700 schools in the United States and other countries (Comer, 1988; Haynes, 1998).
The Study Our study was designed to examine how urban school districts facilitated (or did not facilitate) the implementation of James Comer's School Development Program (SDP).
All of the competing models for school improvement that have been developed and in various degrees implemented in the past few decades have distinctive features, but the School Development Program (SDP), or the Comer process, as it is also called, is unique: it is apparently indifferent to specifics of curriculum.
Notably, Comer's School Development Program, which was implemented first in troubled, low-income, urban areas in New Haven, CT's schools and subsequently in many similar urban schools nationally, has had over 40 years of success in helping minority and poor students to reach and exceed national achievement norms (Comer, Haynes, Joyner, & Ben-Avie, 1996).
Comer's own career: He originated the Comer School Development Program at the Yale Child Study Center in New Haven, where he is the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry and associate dean of Yale University Medical School.
This claim has been proved a fraud by educators who have devised the Accelerated Schools Program, the Comer School Development Program, the Higher Order Thinking Skills Program, the IBM Writing to Read Program, the National Urban Alliance's Cognition and Comprehensive Program, Reading Recovery, the Based Instructional Leadership Program and Success for All.