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Nechworth, John; And Others – 1989
This study examined the impact of Chapter 1 Developing Language Arts Competencies through Literature (DLACL) program in Houston, Texas, in the academic achievement of students served during the 1988-89 school year. A total of 8,505 students in grades 1-5 were served by the program. The investigation was designed to provide answers to the following…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Language Arts, Language Research
Berney, Tomi D.; Stern, Lucia – 1989
This report profiles the utilization of funding by sites implementing Chapter 1/ Pupils with Compensatory Education Needs (PCEN) programs in English as a Second Language (ESL) in New York City schools, based on funding data and a district survey. Data for 83 high schools show that 23% of total allocations for ESL teachers were Chapter 1, 32% were…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Class Size, English (Second Language), High Schools
Moore, Mary T.; Funkhouser, Janie – 1990
This report provides information about the use of extended time strategies by local Chapter 1 programs and offers practical guidance for district and school staff who are considering adoption of the strategies. The report focuses on five basic strategies for extending instructional time for Chapter 1 students: (1) extended day kindergarten; (2)…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Case Studies, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1989
This document comprises an evaluation of the 1987/88 expansion of Project Giant Step, a comprehensive preschool program for 4-year-olds, to 75 additional classrooms in 37 New York City schools, funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Information was collected from application forms, attendance data, classroom…
Descriptors: Attendance, Class Activities, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged
Morgan, Kathy – 1990
This document comprises a study of the involvement of 1989 graduates of the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools in compensatory education programs available in kindergarten through grade eight funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Program involvement is categorized on the basis of pupil attendance; students eligible…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Rowan, Brian; Guthrie, Larry F. – 1990
This document comprises a study of compensatory education programs at the classroom level in 24 schools in 6 states. funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. The following issues were investigated: (1) instructional effectiveness; (2) the effect of local service delivery design on instructional quality; and (3)…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Problems, Educational Quality
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1989
This document presents product evaluations of the 1988-89 Saginaw (Michigan) State Bilingual Program and the Migrant Program, funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. The evaluations revealed a decline in reading performance, and an increase in mathematics performance over the previous year for participants in the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1989
The School District of the City of Saginaw (Michigan) operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, Elementary and Secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to 2,613 students in grades 1 through 12. The goal of A2 was to improve the pupils'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
LaBrecque, Suzanne V.; And Others – 1989
This document is intended to aid those in Texas doing joint planning of vocational and technical education programs with programs conducted under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), the Adult Education Act, Chapter I of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, the Education of the Handicapped Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Apprenticeships, Cooperative Programs
Caswell, Ruth M.; Heim, Kathy – 1988
A study examined the effect of using mapping as a mediating strategy to produce written summaries and improve comprehension of poor readers in the fifth grade. Twenty-three students from two Chapter 1 classrooms in northern Illinois, all classified as poor readers, were divided into experimental (13 children) and control (10 children) groups. The…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Reading Comprehension
Jones, Beau Fly – 1988
Two groups of high risk students that deserve more attention from school reformists are: (1) disconnected youth who are alienated from basic American values, economic opportunities, and educational opportunities; and (2) semi-skilled students who are able to succeed in the basic programs assigned to them, but who cannot read, write, or solve…
Descriptors: Alienation, Cooperation, Critical Reading, Curriculum Development
Adams, Marilyn – 1989
Arguing that the goal of the development of thinking skills for the low-achieving student is within reach, this paper contends that an effective course on thinking skills should result in a single, well-integrated schema which is built upon the principles and processes that the course is intended to develop and should be elaborated with concrete…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Objectives, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development
Henderson, Allison; And Others – 1989
This report summarizes the participation information provided by state educational agencies for the Migrant Education Program, 1986-87, the third year in which data was submitted in a prescribed format. The District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and all states except Hawaii submitted data on program participation by ethnic group, migrant status,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Federal Programs, Hispanic Americans
Gutmann, Babette; And Others – 1988
This report examines federal, state, and local databases containing information on migrant workers and their children, identifies their common characteristics, and assesses their potential utility to inform educational policy analysis. General criteria used to evaluate each database's strengths and weaknesses include standardization, reliability,…
Descriptors: Data Interpretation, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation
Eckels, Elaine; Vorek, Robert – 1988
The Migrant Student Record Transfer System (MSRTS) is a nationwide computer-based communications network originally designed to transfer the health and educational records of migrant workers' children. This report assesses MSRTS data from September 1984 through June 1986 to determine the potential utility of such data for national studies of the…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Achievement Tests, Data Interpretation, Databases
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