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New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. – 1992
This information booklet for parents answers some of the questions parents often ask about their children's participation in basic skills improvement programs. It suggests ways in which parents can support and reinforce the school's role and offers suggestions for parent involvement and ideas for at-home activities to support skill development.…
Descriptors: Activities, Basic Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Compensatory Education
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. Parent Involvement Center. – 1990
This guide aids Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center staff in conducting a brief (70-minute) workshop on parent participation in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidaton Improvement Act. The goal is to clarify the attitudes and perceptions that are needed to expand or improve an existing Chapter 1…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Leaders Guides, Parent Attitudes
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs. – 1993
Chapter 1 is a federal assistance program that provides supplementary financial aid to public school districts, attempting to improve the educational opportunities of educationally deprived children residing in high poverty areas. The program assists qualified students in both public and private schools. This brochure answers questions that…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Disadvantaged Youth
National Committee for Citizens in Education, Columbia, MD. ACCESS, The Information Clearinghouse about Public Schools. – 1991
This printout forms an annotated bibliography of publications on the Federal Chapter 1 Program for the education of disadvantaged children (mandated by the Education Consolidation Improvement Act of 1981 and its predecessors) from the ACCESS Clearinghouse of the National Committeee for Citizens in Education. ACCESS provides computerized…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citations (References), Clearinghouses, Compensatory Education
Levin, Jessica – 1993
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…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Compensatory Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. – 1990
Chapter 1 is a program funded by the Federal Government to help children who are at a disadvantage in school. Parents have many questions about Chapter 1 programs. This brochure presents many of the questions that parents have asked over the years about how Chapter 1 works. Because every school district's Chapter 1 programs are different, the…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1990
The "Clipboard Connection" is a methodology to facilitate the rapid circulation of relevant pre-existing materials from Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Centers (TACs) to their clients, teachers of educationally disadvantaged children in resource centers. Each "Clipboard Connection" consists of a lead sheet summarizing the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. – 1985
Intended for parents of fifth grade children who are participating in Chapter 1 programs, the learning activities in this booklet give children practice with reading and writing. Among the language skills covered are (1) vocabulary in context; (2) phonetic analysis--consonant sounds and letters; (3) structural analysis--root word endings,…
Descriptors: Alphabetizing Skills, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. – 1985
Intended for parents of fourth grade children who are participating in Chapter 1 programs that support basic skills education, the learning activities in this booklet give children practice with reading and writing. Among the language skills covered in the activities are (1) vocabulary (in context, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, homographs,…
Descriptors: Alphabetizing Skills, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities
Watkins, Lucy R. – Equity and Choice, 1991
Chapter 1 legislation provides additional resources to schools with a certain percentage of low-income students to help ensure that all children learn. Calls on parents and legal service advocates to take an active role in ensuring accountability for Chapter 1's application in schools, and provides questions to help parents better understand and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Advocacy, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. – 1992
This booklet contains ideas about how families can help children in school in the following basic ways by: (1) teaching their children; (2) learning new things to help their children learn; (3) supporting children and the school; and (4) making decisions about what and how children learn. For each of these areas, a chart is included so that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, Definitions, Elementary School Students