ERIC Number: ED368799
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Chapter 1 Advocacy Handbook. Making the Chapter 1 Program Work in Your Schools.
This handbook is designed to provide parents and advocates with the information they need to take an active role in Chapter 1 programs. It contains 11 chapters. Chapters 1-4 are designed for anyone interested in learning more about the basic requirements of Chapter 1 law. Specifically, these chapters provide a brief overview of the law, explore the legal requirements, analyze the chronology of steps that school districts receiving Chapter 1 funds must follow, discuss the key rights of children in the Chapter 1 program, and describe parental involvement requirements of the law. Action-oriented strategies for those who want to improve Chapter 1 programs are contained in chapters 5 and 8 through 11. Chapter 6 describes the problems in the ways many schools are setting Chapter 1 goals, designing their programs, and evaluating students; it also suggests important directions for change within each of these areas. Appendices provide relevant laws, regulations, and guidelines; examples of Chapter 1 programs and parental involvement programs; a list of the Regional Technical Assistance Centers; and the special Chapter 1 programs operated by state agencies. (GLR)
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Compensatory Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Long Range Planning, Parent Participation, Parent Rights, Program Development, Program Improvement, Resources, Student Evaluation
Center for Law and Education, Inc., 955 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 (single copy, $10; 2-50, $8 each; 51-99, $7 each; over 100, $6 each; $2.50 postage and handling, single copy).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Legal Services Corp., Washington, DC.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Education, Boston, MA.
Identifiers: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1
Note: Funding also provided by the National Coalition of Title I/Chapter 1 Parents.