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Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 1990
Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 is the largest federally-funded program designed to provide services to educationally deprived elementary school and secondary school students who live in areas with a concentration of children from low income families. Annual needs assessment and evaluation are requirements of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Delinquency
Hershfield, Marlene – 1991
A practicum attempted to improve the low reading achievement of Chapter 1 students in a low socioeconomic fifth-grade class by implementing a self-esteem building program. Activities were designed in a workbook format to complement class instruction in self-esteem building exercises. An emphasis on critical thinking skills was incorporated into…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades
McRAT Report, 1991
This report describes the instruction, assessment, and staff development of the Multicultural Reading and Thinking (McRAT) program and summarizes the results of a one-year study conducted in 1989-90. (McRAT is a nationally recognized staff development program designed to help teachers infuse higher order thinking skills and multicultural concepts…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Education, Multicultural Education
National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education. – 1991
Most of the federal government's support of disadvantaged young children has come through Head Start and Chapter 1 programs. Chapter 1 has mainly been used for pull-out remedial reading and mathematics programs in the elementary grades. The National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education (NAECS/SDE) is…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Federal Programs, Preschool Education
Jennings, Mary H. – 1991
This practicum, designed to improve positive experiences of at-risk preschoolers, involved the coaching of parents in regard to their interactions with their preschoolers. The goal of the practicum was to provide parents with tools that would help them enrich the home environment of their preschool children. Parents of preschoolers in Chapter 1…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Early Experience, Early Intervention, Early Parenthood
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1991
Through the Section 41, State Bilingual Education program and the E.C.I.A. Chapter 1, Migrant Education program, Saginaw public schools provide supplemental instruction and specialized services in 24 elementary and 6 secondary schools. In 1990-91, the bilingual program served 773 students, mostly Hispanic and some Laotian, while the migrant…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Migrant Education
Lore, Rosemary; Chamberlain, Ed – 1990
Intended to improve language and reading skills of selected underachieving students, the 1989-90 Compensatory Language Experiences and Reading Program (CLEAR) of the Columbus, Ohio, public schools served 5,135 pupils in grades 1-8. Implementation of the program was accomplished through daily instructional activities to strengthen and extend…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education
Seppanen, Patricia S.; Love, John M. – 1990
This paper presents recommendations about measures for assessing cognitive and social-emotional outcomes of children in Chapter 1 preschool and kindergarten programs. Section I explains the purpose and design of the study, giving special attention to the Chapter 1 substudy. Section II covers critical issues related to cognitive and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education, Criteria, Day Care
Johnson, Jessie – 1991
This document provides the final evaluation report of the language development component of the Columbus, Ohio, Public Schools' Chapter 1 All-Day Kindergarten Program for 1989-1990. The overall goal of the program was to prepare underachieving kindergarten children for first grade. A total of 17 teachers in 17 elementary schools participated in…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Extended School Day, High Risk Students, Kindergarten Children
Fagan, Tom; Emge, Lou – 1990
This guide presents Federal requirements for statements of the desired outcomes of compensatory education programs. Local education authorities (LEAs) must state their goals for improving the educational opportunities of educationally deprived children so that they will succeed in the regular educational program of the LEA, attain grade-level…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educationally Disadvantaged
Quilling, Mary R.; Essl Howard – 1990
This guide focuses on the collection, measurement, and evaluation of data for programs operating under the mandate of Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Assessment of compensatory education performance of local education authorities (LEAs) is based on reporting of the following data: (1) basic and advanced skill scores;…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Allen, Debra G. – 1991
A practicum was implemented to provide low-achieving first-grade students with individualized instruction that would teach strategies to assist them in becoming independent readers. Secondary goals were: (1) to implement and develop a Chapter 1 Reading Improvement Plan targeted for low achieving first graders; (2) to improve reading self-esteem;…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Low Achievement
Duran, Manuel, Jr. – 1991
A practicum addressed the low number of parents participating with their children in a Chapter 1 Reading Program by the development and implementation of a parental involvement program. The program implemented strategies to eliminate conflicts cited by parents as major reasons for non-participation in meetings and workshops relative to their…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1992
By December of the 1992-93 school year, 433 children were being served by the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district. A process evaluation was conducted to monitor the program and assess whether the program was being implemented as planned. The process evaluation consisted of a half-day classroom observation in…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Schenck, E. Allen – 1990
Six documents were reviewed and recommendations relevant to the work of the Advisory Committee on Testing in Chapter 1 were summarized. A brief description of a framework for discussing different uses of assessment is followed by specific recommendations from each of the following sources: (1) "Working Paper: Reauthorization of the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment
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