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Muscogee County School District, Columbus, GA. – 1993
The schoolwide projects conducted by two Muscogee County (Georgia) elementary schools under Chapter 1 are described. The Muscogee County School District is the public school system for Columbus, the state's second largest city. The student body of approximately 31,000 is 54.2 percent Black, with 2.9 percent Hispanic, and only a small number of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Accountability and Assessment. – 1992
This paper describes: the development and implementation of Schoolwide Projects (SWPs) in the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania); evaluation models permitted by Chapter 1 regulation and policy; ways these models were used in Philadelphia and results that were obtained; and approaches that are sensitive to the effects of SWPs. The…
Descriptors: Accountability, Cohort Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Herrington, Carolyn D.; And Others – 1992
This paper examines traditional regulatory concerns of urban educators in administering Chapter 1 programs, tracks the impact of a recent deregulatory provision (school-wide projects) enacted in 1988 and other amendments to Chapter 1 legislation, and discusses the reform's effectiveness given the increasingly severe problems facing many urban…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Finance
Rosica, Thomas C. – 1992
This report describes and evaluates Chapter 1 schoolwide programs in the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) since the reauthorization of that legislation in 1988. A brief description of the history and philosophy of Chapter 1 legislation and of the Philadelphia district opens the document. This district serves a population that is 77…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Shepard, Lorrie A. – 1992
The place for standardized testing in Chapter 1 evaluation is discussed. There is substantial evidence available on the negative effects of high-stakes standardized testing, and there is a clear link between Chapter 1 requirements and the amount of testing in most school districts. Standardized testing is usually used to identify eligible…
Descriptors: Accountability, Alternative Assessment, Compensatory Education, Cost Effectiveness
Anderson, Judith I. – 1991
In response to growing frustration over the lack of information about the national effectiveness of the Chapter 1 program, Congress enacted the Education Amendments of 1974. Section 151 of the Amendments directed the U.S. Office of Education to develop evaluation models that would allow school district data to be aggregated to provide national…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Equated Scores