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Griffith, Julia E. – 1994
Chapter 2 Formula funds provide federal aid to states through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 as amended in 1988 by PL 100-297. Funds can support programs for students at risk of failure or dropping out, or students for whom providing an education entails higher than average costs. Funds can also support programs for…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention
Shields, Patrick M.; And Others – 1989
Guidance is provided for state Chapter 2 coordinators and evaluators in designing and implementing the congressionally mandated evaluation of the effectiveness of the Chapter 2 program. The first part of this paper reviews the congressional mandate and discusses the appropriate audience for evaluation reports. A schedule is outlined for conducting…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Finance
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation. – 1989
Presented is the final technical report on the evaluation of the 1988-89 supplementary education programs of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District funded under Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. The following major findings are reported: (1) extracurricular transportation costs, which had been reduced by…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, High Risk Students, Peer Counseling
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
This report presents the results of a process evaluation of the Saginaw (Michigan) 1988-89 elementary and secondary Academic Achievement (A2) compensatory education programs in reading and mathematics. Funding is provided by the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) Chapter 2, and by the State. Goals are the following: (1) provide…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1987
This document reports on the third of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of expiring federal elementary and secondary education programs. Four school administrators gave testimony regarding the block grant programs funded under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, Chapter 2. Testimony suggested the following: (1) the proposed…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Case Studies, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Houston Independent School District, TX. – 1986
A special 6-week program, designed to increase the scores of low achieving minority eighth-grade students on the ninth grade Texas Education Assessment of Minimum Skills (TEAMS) Test, was implemented in 1986 in the Houston Independent School District as "Summer Academies." The students, who voluntarily enrolled in the program, were…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
Hinkle, Betty R.; And Others – 1989
This report provides a summary and evaluation of Colorado's local and state program activities during 1988 under Chapter 2 of the U.S. Education and Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981. Teacher training, inservice activities, and local improvement programs received the highest allocations of available Chapter 2 funds. Colorado's local school…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Lore, Rosemary – 1992
The Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK) Program was implemented in selected Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools to improve students' level of achievement by providing an additional half day of kindergarten. This extra half day gave pupils time to participate in more language enrichment activities and more group learning. Activities were designed to: (1)…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children
Smith, David Lawson – 1992
This document is the first of a series of annual evaluation reports of educational programs throughout Nevada that are supported by funds from Chapter 2 of the Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988. Information was collected using four summary forms completed by district and school officials. The…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Research and Development. – 1992
In compliance with mandates of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Arizona Department of Education has completed its evaluation of effectiveness for state and locally administered programs in the context of Arizona's existing Chapter 2 goals. The evaluation focused first on state-administered programs and then considered locally…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educationally Disadvantaged
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation. – 1994
This compilation contains executive summaries of 13 program evaluations conducted by the Office of Research and Evaluation of the Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas), as well as short summary reports on 3 programs. The following summaries are included: (1) "1991-92 Dropout Report"; (2) "Faculty/Staff Recruitment…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Demonstration Programs, Dropout Programs, Dropout Research
Marable, Paula; And Others – 1993
The Chapter 2 Formula provides federal funds to states through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). These funds are used to help students at risk of academic failure or dropping out, support purchases and programs, and develop teachers' professional skills. In 1992-93, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) received…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Alcohol Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention
Padilla, Christine; And Others – 1994
Chapter 2 of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is a formula grant program designed to support educational improvement. The intent of the Chapter 2 program is to make funds available for state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) to improve elementary/secondary education, meet the special educational…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. – 1994
The programs described in this resource guide provide excellent examples of the benefits that can accrue from the use of Federal funds from Chapter 1 and Chapter 2. Districts can share ideas and strategies as they work toward the goals described in this guide, which grew out of the Kentucky Educational Reform Act (KERA). Program descriptions are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Children, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Moede, Lauren Hall – 1992
Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) Chapter 2 Formula has provided funding to the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) in order to expand existing programs and implement new programs, including the addition of staff and the acquisition of materials and equipment that would not otherwise be available from state or local…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Federal Aid
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