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Passow, A. Harry – 1989
This document reviews the history of compensatory education programs under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (Chapter 1), assesses the programs' current status, and speculates on their future paths. Part 1 is a historical review of compensatory education, identifying strategies, programs and services provided, ways it has been…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Davis, Alan; Billig, Shelley H. – 1989
The internal consistency of the Self Assessment Instrument of Chapter 1 Program Quality (SAICPQ) was studied. This instrument is widely used to assess the implementation of exemplary practices in compensatory education. The SAICPQ is a self-report questionnaire consisting of 13 subscales representing correlates of achievement in studies of…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Construct Validity, Demonstration Programs, Educational Quality
Koppenhave, David; Jacoby, Monica, Ed. – Common Focus, 1986
The extent and impact of adolescent illiteracy, brief descriptions of several successful programs designed to combat adolescent illiteracy, and a more detailed description of one of those programs are included in this collection of articles. The first article argues that while experts may disagree about the numbers of illiterate adolescents and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Art Education, Cultural Enrichment, Illiteracy
Christner, Catherine A. – 1987
In an effort to determine if achievement gains of low-achieving Chapter 1 students could be bettered, the Austin Independent School District implemented Chapter 1 Schoolwide Projects (SWP) in two schools to reduce class size to 15 pupils per teacher. SWP teachers functioned as regular classroom teachers with students of mixed achievement. Chapter…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Class Size, Comparative Analysis, Costs
Christner, Catherine A. – 1989
This paper describes the effectiveness of the Austin Independent School District's public school prekindergarten program during a 3-year period. In 1985-86, the program consisted of full-day classes serving low-achieving and limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in Chapter 1 schools. In 1986-87, the district implemented half-day classes in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Hispanic Americans
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
In the school year 1988-89 the school district of the city of Saginaw operated two programs designed to meet the special needs of bilingual and migrant students: (1) the Section 41, State Bilingual Education Program; and (2) the ECIA, Chapter 1, Migrant Education Program. Both programs operated at 21 elementary schools, 5 junior highs, and 2 high…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education, Counseling
Davidoff, Stephen H.; And Others – 1989
Valid indicators for a school district's Chapter 1 program that would help districts make decisions and shape policy are defined and explored. The March 1988 report of the School District of Philadelphia's Chapter 1 task force proposed a 2-year phase-in of a totally restructured Chapter 1 program for the Philadelphia schools. The definition of…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement
Davidoff, Stephen H. – 1988
An assessment of the long-term effects of Chapter 1 services offered within the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) School District is provided. The study covers the effects of the remedial reading and mathematics programs on student achievement. More specifically, the study assessed the impact on achievement for students who participated in Chapter 1…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Davidoff, Stephen H. – 1988
The major purpose of this inquiry was to examine the impact of Chapter 1 services upon student achievement in reading and mathematics in the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) School District during the 1987-88 school year. The program affects 162 schools and more than 50,000 children by providing services to those having the lowest academic achievement…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
Riddle, Wayne C. – 1989
Chapter 1, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, authorizes federal assistance for state and local programs of education for disadvantaged elementary and secondary school pupils. Its appropriation for fiscal year (FY) 1989 is $4.6 billion. Chapter 1 has been reauthorized and comprehensively revised by the 100th Congress,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1987
This document reports on the second in a series of hearings on the reauthorization of expiring federal elementary and secondary education programs. Corporate business leaders presented their views on the reauthorization of Chapter 1. Five witnesses, representing manufacturing, education programs funded under the Education Improvement and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Needs
Gonzales, Phillips C.; Grubbs, Melvin H. – 1989
This document describes changes in language arts instruction that are designed to recognize the unique strengths and abilities of Chapter 1 and migrant education students. The document also describes a particular vision of a new language arts program for these students, a program designed to teach to their strengths and provide them with…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Language Arts
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1989
The purpose of these hearings was to review the progress in Mississippi of two programs (Star Schools and Chapter 1, both initiated under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act) which use technology in order to provide instructional programs for economically disadvantaged students in rural schools. Included are testimonies of administrators…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Distance Education, Economically Disadvantaged
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. – 1990
This publication celebrates a quarter century of Elementary and Secondary Education Act programs in Ohio. Characteristics of Title I from its origin in 1965, through the change of Title I to Chapter 1 in 1982, to the present, are reviewed. Of particular concern are basic premises of Title I, administrative problems in getting the program going,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Descriptions
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. – 1989
A major goal of public education is to provide all students an equal chance to achieve to their full potential regardless of background. To attain this goal, schools often must compensate for the disadvantaged backgrounds of some students who have needs that cannot be fully met by the regular instructional program. Compensatory programs represent…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Migrant Education
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