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Kober, Nancy – 1991
Chapter 1, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) is the largest Federal program aiding elementary schools and secondary schools. Some 51,000 schools, including over 75% of the nation's elementary schools, receive Chapter 1 money, which they use to prove supplementary educational services to low-achieving students in…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance
Archambault, Francis X. – 1986
The papers presented at this conference review current research on effective educational practices for low-achieving students and identify those that might be applied to programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 (the successor legislation to Title 1 of the Elementary Secondary Education Act of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Holley, Freda M. – 1986
This reaction paper presented at a conference on compensatory education begins with reviews of three studies prepared for the program and staffing session of the conference and dealing respectively with student-to-instructor ratios, instructional setting, and summer programs. The paper then presents the view that huge gains in achievement will not…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Calfee, Robert – 1986
This paper discusses the concept of literacy and proposes several theses with regard to the difficulty experienced by youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in acquiring literacy in present-day school environments. It recommends studies to explore the funding of programs designed to improve schools as educational organizations, rather than…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Economic Factors