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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
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
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
Abbott, Catherine; And Others – 1992
This report describes and evaluates the Chapter 2 Inexpensive Book Distribution Program (IBDP), a federal program designed to motivate children from age three to high school to read, and the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) organization--the sole contractor of the IBDP. Following an executive summary, an introductory section presents basic…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Preschool Education
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1992
The District of Columbia Public Schools Nature Computer Camp (NCC) is an environmental/computer program which has been operating in the Catoctin Mountain Park (Maryland) since 1983. The camp operates for five one-week sessions serving a total of 406 regular sixth-grade students representing 84 elementary schools with an average of 81 students per…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Environmental Education, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades
Cage, Bob N.; Hardin, Dawn – 1991
The Northeast Louisiana University (NLU) Dropout Intervention Strategy Program (1990-1991) was designed to train administrators and teachers in junior high schools to recognize, treat, and relate to at-risk students who have been identified as potential school dropouts. The 13 participating schools were identified as having potentially high…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, College School Cooperation, Counseling Techniques
Becnel, Shirley – 1991
Six classroom research-based instructional projects funded under Chapter 2 are described, and their outcomes are summarized. The projects each used computer hardware and software in the classroom setting. The projects and their salient points include: (1) the Science Technology Project, in which 48 teachers and 2,847 students in 18 schools used…
Descriptors: Algebra, Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Computer Software Evaluation
Birgensmith, Amy; Chelemer, Carol – 1991
The Chapter 2 program, originally authorized as Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 and reauthorized as part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1988), represents a substantial investment of Federal education funds to support general educational improvement. Funds are made available to states and local…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Baenen, Nancy R. – 1990
Programs implemented in 1989-90 by the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) using Chapter 2 Formula federal funds are described. Chapter 2 Formula provides federal funds to the states through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended in 1988. Chapter 2 funds can support programs that meet the educational needs of…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Finance
Torres, Marcia; Askins, William – 1990
This report presents an evaluation of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, Chapter 2, Subprogram C, Special Projects program for the 1988-89 school year. The purpose of the program was to expand the knowledge and skills of job developers in placing severely handicapped students in appropriate occupational and adult service agency…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services
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