ERIC Number: ED343549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Chapter 1 Information Management Program. User's Guide.
RMC Research Corp., Denver, CO.; Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center, Denver, CO. Region E.
The first of seven chapters in this guide for users of the Chapter 1 Information Management Program (CHIMP) provides an introduction to the program, which was designed to help school districts maintain data and produce reports used in the evaluation of Chapter 1 programs. It is noted that these reports are useful for meeting state and federal reporting requirements, and the types of reports are listed. They cover: student participation counts, annual evaluation achievement information; sustained effect studies, list of students not showing progress for two years, aggregate gains by school, and Chapter 1 staff and full time equivalents. Hardware requirements, instructions for software installation, and instructions for updating an existing CHIMP system are also provided. The remaining chapters include: (1) Getting Started with CHIMP (README file, initial set-up, and getting organized); (2) An Overview of CHIMP (main menu, student information, district information, reports, utilities); (3) Adding and Editing Data (district information, student information); (4) Reports (pull-down menu, pull-down menu with subcategory, selection criteria screens for personal information, student services, test results); (5) Utilities (change program name, delete marked records, change birth field format, reconstruct index files, delete old records, change ID/index, merge files, import ASCII files, restore backup files, delete all records, filter student files, global edits, append service records, printer setup, display addresses); and (6) Technical Information (using CHIMP with multiple school districts, expanded memory, extended memory, trouble shooting, validity checks, technical specifications). Management data entry forms and sample reports are appended. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: RMC Research Corp., Denver, CO.; Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center, Denver, CO. Region E.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1