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Drazen, Shelley – 1989
This draft report examines patterns in the allocation and distribution of federal compensatory education (Chapter 1) funds in New York State school districts. To preserve local control over education, Chapter 1 aid for disadvantaged students is distributed through a three-tiered system involving a federal allotment formula, state distributions,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Schools, Educational Equity (Finance), Educationally Disadvantaged
Lore, Rosemary; Chamberlain, Ed – 1989
Intended to improve language and reading skills of selected underachieving students, the 1988-89 Compensatory Language Experiences and Reading Program (CLEAR) of the Columbus, Ohio, public schools served 4,902 pupils in grades 1-8 in 102 schools. The program featured individual and small group instruction arranged according to pupil needs, as well…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education
Thomas, Phyllis M. – 1989
The 1987-88 Compensatory Language Experiences and Reading-Recovery (CLEAR-RR) Program of the Columbus, Ohio Public Schools was implemented to provide early intervention to 393 underachieving first-grade pupils in Columbus, Ohio schools who appeared unlikely to learn to read successfully without intensive instruction. The program's two major goals…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Grade 1, Individualized Reading, Primary Education
Carlson, Elaine; Strang, E. William – 1988
This report describes programs and services available to language-minority limited-English-proficient (LM/LEP) students through Chapter 1 or special programs designed for these students. Data address three aspects of the relationship between Chapter 1 and LM/LEP students: (1) Chapter 1's possible provision of English language services in place of…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Comparative Analysis, Delivery Systems, Educational Policy
Johnson, Jessie – 1989
The language development component of Columbus, Ohio's All Day Kindergarten Program (ADKP) was evaluated. The ADKP was instituted in Columbus' public schools in January, 1972, to provide a full day of instruction for underachieving kindergarten pupils. In the 1988-89 school year, 18 teachers served in 18 elementary schools that were eligible for…
Descriptors: Full Day Half Day Schedules, Kindergarten, Language Acquisition, Program Effectiveness
Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of the Superintendent. – 1988
This report offers an evaluation of the Hawaii Chapter 1 Program for school years 1985-86 and 1986-87. The reading and mathematics programs served 14,158 students in 1985-86 and 14,280 in 1986-87. Data regarding reading indicated that mean normal curve equivalent (NCE) gains greater than zero were found in all districts and grade levels for both…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Emihovich, Catherine – 1989
This paper reports the results of a qualitative evaluation of the Chapter 1 Program Improvement Workshop Series--Level II, funded by the Educational Testing Service, Technical Assistance Center (TAC), for Region 3. Focus is on the role of commitment in influencing change. The methodological approach, advocated by M. Q. Patton (1986), focuses on:…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
Steele, Diane; Gutmann, Babette – 1989
This document summarizes the State Performance Reports for programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act for 1986-87. Reports are submitted annually by State Education Agencies (SEAs) to provide information on Local Education Agency (LEA) and State Agency Neglected or Delinquent (SAND) compensatory education…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1989
In the 1985 "Aguilar v. Felton" decision, the Supreme Court prohibited public school teachers in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act from providing remedial services to sectarian private school students on private school premises. This document comprises a report on…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Compensatory Education, Compliance (Legal), Cost Estimates
Bean, Rita M.; And Others – 1989
A study investigated Chapter 1 students' activities and experiences during the time allocated to reading instruction. Subjects, 119 fourth and fifth grade students in a large city school system (66 subjects receiving remedial instruction in an in-class setting and 53 in a pullout setting), were observed systematically over a four-month period…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Research, Compensatory Education, Grade 4
Christner, Catherine; And Others – 1989
This document comprises a report on the evaluation of the 1988-89 compensatory elementary education programs in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. The programs comprised provision of reading instruction to disadvantaged elementary students and a separate…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Budnik, Patricia McNulty – 1989
This practicum addressed the problem of Chapter 1 fourth grade students not being able to compose a paragraph using correct spelling and language arts skills. The subjects were 16 predominantly Black and Hispanic students in a school in an old small southern city. The students had paragraph composition assignments weekly. The goals were: (1) to…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Paragraph Composition, Practicums
Zollman, Alan; And Others – 1989
Two parallel studies were conducted to determine whether students' achievement in reading and/or mathematics would be affected by the use of Education Systems Corporation (ESC) Software for Chapter 1 students. Students in the experimental groups used the software twice a week during a period of one school year, with 561 Chapter 1 students in…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Disabilities, Elementary Education
Center for Research on Elementary and Middle Schools, Baltimore, MD. – 1987
If schools improved the academic performance of at-risk students beginning in the early years and continuing through the elementary grades, this improvement would have multiple positive effects on student dropout, delinquency, pregnancy, substance abuse, and other behaviors. Early improvement of poor academic performance could greatly alleviate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Learning, Early Intervention
Reingold (J.R.) and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1989
This document comprises a department-by-department review of the major federal programs and activities serving youth in 1989-90. Youth initiatives in the following agencies are described and new activities and significant changes are discussed: (1) U.S. Department of Labor; (2) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; (3) U.S. Department of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Financial Support
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