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Curry, Janice; And Others – 1995
In 1994-95, Chapter 1, a federally funded compensatory education program, provided funding to 33 elementary schools in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas) where there were high concentrations of low-income students. Service was provided through the following components: (1) Schoolwide Projects using resources for all students;…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement
Petro, Janice Rose; And Others – 1996
This report explores the efforts of the Colorado Department of Education in its Chapter 1 programs in 1994. Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is the largest federally funded program designed to provide services to elementary and secondary school students. Chapter 1 provides financial assistance to meet the special educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Wong, Kenneth K.; And Others – 1996
This report examines variations in school and classroom attributes that were associated with improved student achievement outcomes. Of particular interest were those attributes of Chapter 1 and regular school programs that contributed to improved outcomes for educationally at-risk students. A secondary focus was to measure the relationships…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Categorical Aid, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Zetlin, Andrea G. – 1996
The case study of the restructuring of an urban elementary school in Los Angeles (California), the Murchison Street School, in partnership with California State University is described. Of the school's 1,050 students, 67% were eligible for Chapter I funding at the start of the restructuring initiative. Over 3 years, parents, teachers, the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Ancillary School Services, Case Studies, College School Cooperation
Anderson, Rachel – 1995
This report provides an overview of the importance of State Chapter 1 funds to schools in the most impoverished neighborhoods of Chicago (Illinois), schools that serve the city's most disadvantaged children. It documents the central role of programs in Chicago schools paid for with these funds, underscoring the importance of finding ways to…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Class Size, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; Reynolds, Maynard C., Ed. – 1995
Papers in this collection were commissioned for a conference entitled, "Making a Difference for Students at Risk," to serve as springboards for discussion. Discussions and recommendations from conferees were incorporated into the versions presented in this volume. The two topics that dominated discussion at the conference were: basic…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change
Lore, Rosemary – 1995
A study evaluated the Chapter 1 Reading Program that served 5,914 underachieving pupils in grades 1 through 8 in the Columbus, Ohio, public schools. The program provided service to 84 public elementary schools, 26 public middle schools, and 11 nonpublic schools. These students appeared unlikely to learn to read successfully without additional…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, High Risk Students
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. – 1995
Through the leadership of the Mississippi Board of Education, the Mississippi Department of Education conducted two separate studies of the reading programs offered in the state. The first study examined statewide trends in reading achievement and compared selected school districts' data with data from the National Assessment of Educational…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Low Income, Program Effectiveness
Parrish, Thomas B.; Hikido, Christine S. – 1998
This report examines variations between school districts and across the states in the quantities of the various types of revenues received for educational programs and services. It builds on some of the analysis techniques introduced in an earlier National Center for Education Statistics publication, "Disparities in Public School…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government
Ediger, Marlow – 1999
Describing Reading Recovery and Chapter I as two programs that emphasize a one-on-one approach in assisting pupils in learning to read, this paper considers advantages and aspects of these programs. It gives 10 reasons for stressing a single teacher assisting one pupil in learning to read and proposes how these programs may be incorporated into…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Group Instruction, Individual Instruction, Primary Education
McNeely, Sharon – 1998
The report evaluates the sixth year of an Illinois Chapter One Special Alternative Instructional Program for limited-English-proficient (LEP) students entering grades 4-6, designed to develop students' English language skills and academic skills in mathematics and science, increase professional development opportunities and instructional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Family Literacy, Grade 4, Grade 5
Burgett, Russell; King, James – 1989
A study compared peripheral vision applied to letter-pair and Dolch word recognition. Subjects, 6 normal readers, 12 Chapter 1 students, and 34 learning disabled (and assumed dyslexic) students from grades one through three enrolled in a parochial school, a public school, and a university summer reading clinic, completed a test designed to…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Letters (Alphabet), Primary Education
Guerrero, Frank; And Others – 1990
The Chapter 1 Developer/Demonstration Program, Learning to Read Through the Arts (LTRTA), offers intensive reading and reading-oriented arts instruction to Chapter 1-eligible students. During the 1988-89 school year, the program served 100 ungraded special education students and 716 general education and limited English proficient (LEP) students…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education, Limited English Speaking
Guerrero, Frank; And Others – 1990
The Chapter One Children's Art Carnival (C.A.C.) Creative Reading Program was designed to improve students' literacy skills through participation in creative arts activities integrated with instruction in reading and writing. Operating at sites in Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx, the 1988-89 program served 334 students in second through fifth…
Descriptors: Art Education, Childrens Art, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Scott, Constance D. – 1989
This descriptive study investigated the reading instruction service provided by Chapter 1 teachers in the Minneapolis Public Schools. Subjects, 105 Chapter 1 teachers who had reading groups, completed a survey concerning the reading instruction given to their Chapter 1 students. A proportional random sampling procedure was used to select 12…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnography, Instructional Effectiveness
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