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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
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