Blood lead levels, prevalence of elevated, 113-114

Book awareness, 294

Bower, Eli, 25

Brain development, contributors to early, 98

Brain morphometry, 249

Brookline Early Education Project, 146, 149

Bully/Victim Questionnaire, 202

Bullying prevention program, 202-203

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 31, 339

Calculations, 42-43

composition index, 43

odds ratio, 43

risk index, 42-43

California Achievement Test, 111

Capacity of educational personnel, 30-31

CEI. See Critical Events Index

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 103, 112-113

Change

in accountability, 31-33

challenge of, 207-209

in education policies, 31-33

in the MMR construct, 260-261

in participation rates in judgmental categories, 83

Chicago Child-Parent Center Program, 151

Child Behavior Checklist, 262, 269, 297

Child care quality, 126-128

Child development programs, 144-151

benefits varying with type and level of risk, 149-150

comprehensive service provision, 149

developmental timing, 145

direct provision of learning experiences, 148

effect of early intervention on special education placement, 150-151

intellectual performance of children in the Abecedarian Project during the preschool years, 148

longitudinal studies of, 146-147

planned curriculum, 149

program intensity, 145-147

sustained cognitive, social, and school achievement benefits, 150

Child find procedures, 40

Child poverty, 120

Child psychiatric disorder, 129, 264

CI. See Composition index

Cigarettes, mothers who smoked during pregnancy, 106

Class size, 176-179

Classification decisions, 306-309

Classroom behavior, cultural differences and, 197-199

Classroom management, 199-204, 268

Cocaine exposure, 105-106

Cognitive and behavioral development, 93-140

biological contributors, 97-117

changing perspectives, 93-97

social and environmental influences, 118-140

Coleman Report, 179

Committee on Education Finance, 209, 372

Common Core of Data, 84, 380

Community-wide interventions, 206-207

Compacting, 345-346

Composition index (CI), 43, 57-59, 66-71, 86-89

Comprehension development, 193

Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration Program, 205

Comprehensive service provision, 149

Conceptual framework, 27-29

Context, 170-172, 279-291

cross-cultural psychological research on cognitive and intellectual ability, 280-282

psychometric views of culture and context, 282-291

research on test bias, 282-291

school delinquency rates in relation to expected level, 171

theories and definitions of, 173

Context of special and gifted education, 17-34

current education context, 30-33

intersection of general and specialized education, 21-27

Contextual model of student achievement, 29

Contributors to early brain development, 98

Cooperative learning, 349-350

Cost of reform, 383-385

Council of State Directors of Gifted Education, 272

Critical Events Index (CEI), 229-230

Cross-cultural psychological research,

on cognitive and intellectual ability, 280-282



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