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Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1993
Holland House is a residential program for neglected and delinquent youth in Saginaw (Michigan). In 1992-93, the program received Education Consolidation and Improvement Act Chapter 1 funding, which was used for materials and a teacher and an aide for a reading skills tutorial program. This product evaluation was conducted in 1992-93, and focuses…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education
Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC. – 1993
It is time to revise the Chapter 1 program to prepare disadvantaged children to meet the challenges of the National Education Goals. The Chapter 1 program must be aligned with larger reforms to develop higher standards for student performance and greater accountability. The gap in achievement between disadvantaged and other students means that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Compensatory Education
Chimerine, Carrie B.; And Others – 1993
Based on current research, the study reports on how students spend out-of-school time, addresses issues related to the integration of services and parent and family involvement, and suggests ways in which the Chapter 1 program can play a more active role than in the past. Research has indicated that placing more emphasis on primary services for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Programs, Ancillary School Services, Compensatory Education
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs. – 1993
The Advisory Committee on Testing in Chapter 1 evaluated current testing policies in the Chapter 1 program and offered the U.S. Department of Education advice on improvements and alternatives to the current system. After analyzing existing testing procedures, the committee concluded that Chapter 1's overreliance on a single testing method,…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Advisory Committees, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Puma, Michael J.; And Others – 1993
This publication is the first interim report from the Congressionally Mandated Study of Educational Growth and Opportunity (Prospects), and describes students' characteristics and the schools they attend. Prospects is designed to evaluate the short- and long-term consequences of Chapter 1 program participation by following for 5 years large…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged
Sinclair, Beth; Gutmann, Babette – 1992
This report summarizes the 1989-90 State Performance Reports for the Chapter 1 Basic Grants to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and the Chapter 1 State Agency Neglected or Delinquent Program. The Neglected or Delinquent Program served youths in state-operated adult and juvenile correctional facilities and facilities for neglected children. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Delinquency, Educationally Disadvantaged
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1993
A study was done to assess implementation of the Chapter 1 program improvement provisions of the Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988. Chapter 1 is the largest federal education program for educationally deprived school children, and the Hawkins-Stafford Act was designed to ensure that individual schools…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compensatory Education, Educational Objectives, Educationally Disadvantaged
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Federal Assistance. – 1993
This report summarizes recent activities provided in Ohio through Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Statistics for the 1991-92 school year and the summer that followed are presented, along with information on participation trends, instructional impact, expenditure and staffing patterns, parent involvement, and 5-year trends.…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education, Costs
Shiminski, James A. – 1992
The United States Education Department recognizes projects that effectively meet the special needs of educationally deprived students. In 1992, the Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Chapter 1 preschool program earned national validation as an "unusually successful" compensatory education program. The program has served as a statewide model, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention
Siskind, Theresa G.; And Others – 1992
A study investigated the relationship between the amount students read and reading achievement. Subjects, 2,185 first- through eighth-grade students enrolled in a Chapter 1 program during the 1990-91 school year in a large southeastern school district, kept reading logs. Teachers informally assessed comprehension of each text read, and they…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Reading Achievement, Reading Habits
Lore, Rosemary; Chamberlain, Edward – 1993
A study investigated the effectiveness of the Chapter 1 Reading Program, which provided assistance to 5,527 selected underachieving pupils in grades one through eight in the Columbus, Ohio public schools. The program featured small group instruction arranged according to pupil needs for the improvement of language and reading skills. Data included…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Early Intervention, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Leitner, David; Trevisan, Mike – 1993
This paper presents findings of a case study that documented the implementation of a portfolio assessment system in response to mandated program improvement and assessed its impact on teacher and student behaviors. The sample included elementary and middle school teachers and students from three Chapter 1 schools in a rural California school…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Evaluation Criteria
Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC. – 1993
This report summarizes discussions from two round-table seminars exploring federal programs that affect children and families. Ideas presented in this report are organized around five topics: (1) symptoms of fragmented federal programs for children and families; (2) why coordinated services for children and families are so rare; (3) what Congress…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Elementary Secondary Education
Reynolds, Arthur J. – 1993
As part of the Longitudinal Study of Children at Risk, this study evaluated the Child Parent Center (CPC) Program, a preschool to third grade intervention program funded by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Chapter I. Subjects were 915 low-income black children from 20 inner-city schools who were differentially exposed to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Youth, Comparative Analysis, Early Intervention
Schattgen, Sharon Ford; And Others – 1992
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education uses state-developed, criterion-referenced tests for the purpose of evaluating programs funded by Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The agency's efforts to obtain approval from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) to use state norms for evaluation purposes are…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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