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Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
In the school year 1988-89 the school district of the city of Saginaw operated two programs designed to meet the special needs of bilingual and migrant students: (1) the Section 41, State Bilingual Education Program; and (2) the ECIA, Chapter 1, Migrant Education Program. Both programs operated at 21 elementary schools, 5 junior highs, and 2 high…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education, Counseling
Hurley, Sandra R.; Wooden, Sharon L. – 1994
A study investigated the nature of reading difficulties from the perspective of sixth graders in a low-income school district on the border of New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. R. C. Bogdan and S. K. Biklin (1992) describe this style of research as an attempt to gain entry into the conceptual world of subjects to understand what meaning they…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education, Ethnography
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the school district in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of Taylor Elementary School (currently…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of Spring Garden Elementary School…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of Walton Elementary School (grades K…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Stringfield, Sam; And Others – 1994
This volume presents methods and first-year findings from the urban and suburban/rural studies of Special Strategies for Educating Disadvantaged Children, a 3-year project that is collecting case study data on 10 different strategies identified as holding promise for educating this group of children. Data collected by Special Strategies involve…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Data Collection, Disadvantaged Youth
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of McMichael Elementary School (kindergarten through…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Green, Charles A. – 1985
This report presents findings of a two-part evaluation study of the 1984-85 High School Intervention Center Program operational for 11 Detroit, Michigan, schools. Evaluation of program impact on students' attendance and scholarship and a process evaluation of program strengths and weaknesses were conducted by data comparison and by participant…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Attendance Patterns, Demonstration Programs
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Pavan, Barbara Nelson; Reid, Nancy Andrade – Urban Education, 1994
A study of Chapter 1 elementary schools in a Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) school improvement project finds that four of five schools in which students' academic achievements were higher than expected had female principals. All four spent most of their time actively engaged with students and teachers over teaching and learning processes. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Case Studies
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Opitz, Michael F. – Reading Improvement, 1989
Investigates the importance of using student interviews in the development of Chapter 1 diagnostic reading profiles. Finds that the type of information most often recorded in the existing reading profiles was from standardized measures. Finds that teachers and students were able to state unique and pertinent information. (RS)
Descriptors: Grade 4, Informal Reading Inventories, Intermediate Grades, Interviews
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Shapley, Kelly S.; Pinto, Marcelo F. – ERS Spectrum, 1997
Describes the revised portfolio assessment process implemented for Dallas (Texas) Chapter 1 students and reviews the literature on teacher adjustments to innovations. Describes a study of Dallas teachers' perspectives on the benefits and difficulties they encountered in implementing portfolio assessment in primary grades. Teachers passed through…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Interviews, Portfolio Assessment, Primary Education