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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs. – 1993
This document provides the individual and panel presentations for the Annual National Conference of State Chapter 1 Coordinators concerning Compensatory Education Programs. Presentations and their authors are as follows: (1) "Chapter 1 and School Reform: An Overview" (Richard W. Riley); (2) "Systemic Reform and Educational…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
This review of the key issues likely to surround the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers allocation formulas, selection of schools and students, fiscal issues, and accountability. As Chapter 1 is the largest federal elementary and secondary education program, with appropriations of over $6.1 billion in fiscal year 1993, a concern of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
The Chapter 1 program provides aid to local education agencies (LEAs) for the education of disadvantaged children. This review of background and issues involved in the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers funding and participation trends, features of the program, selection for participation, fiscal issues, and program improvement. A key concern is…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Rotberg, Iris C.; Harvey, James J. – 1993
The RAND Institute on Education and Training in consultation with the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives undertook an analysis of federal policy options to improve education in low-income areas. The analysis focuses on Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, drawing on a comprehensive review…
Descriptors: Accountability, Children, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Rotberg, Iris C., Ed.; And Others – 1993
The Rand Institute on Education and Training, in consultation with the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives, undertook an analysis of federal policy options to improve education in low-income areas. This analysis focuses on Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, the federal program for…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement
Barro, Stephen M. – 1994
The RAND Institute on Education and Training has undertaken an analysis of Federal policy options to improve education in low-income areas. Volumes I and II, separately published, have assessed the current Chapter I program and presented a strategy for reformulating the program with commentaries by invited contributors. This volume assesses…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educational Equity (Finance)
Schenck, E. Allen – 1990
Six documents were reviewed and recommendations relevant to the work of the Advisory Committee on Testing in Chapter 1 were summarized. A brief description of a framework for discussing different uses of assessment is followed by specific recommendations from each of the following sources: (1) "Working Paper: Reauthorization of the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment
Sweet, David – 1991
This paper presents arguments for changing a portion of current federal policy for evaluating Chapter 1 grants to Local Education Agencies (LEAs). Chapter 1, part of the federal Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA), provides funds to schools and districts to improve education for economically disadvantaged students. The paper advocates that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Course Content, Economically Disadvantaged
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Office of Technology Assessment. – 1992
This report is aimed at helping Congress: (1) better understand the functions, history, capabilities, limitations, uses, and misuses of educational tests; (2) learn more about the promises and pitfalls of new assessment methods and technologies; and (3) identify and weigh policy options affecting educational policy. To prepare this report, the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Educational Technology
Commission on Chapter 1, Baltimore, MD. – 1992
This report presents an interim analysis by an independent commission of current moves to reform Chapter 1 of the Hawkins/Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988. Chapter 1 is the largest federal assistance program to elementary school and secondary school education. The report responds to questions on strengthening…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Compensatory Education. – 1989
This guide to policy concerning parent involvement in Kentucky's Chapter 1 programs was prepared in an effort to help local districts develop a policy that complies with state legislation. While the parameters of Kentucky's P.L. 100-297 are clear, the procedures for preparing a parent participation policy are complicated. The guide includes an…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Compliance (Legal), Elementary Education, Guidelines
Allington, Richard L.; Johnston, Peter – 1986
Little coordination exists among the various federal, state, and local initiatives for educational intervention programs for specially targeted populations. This paper discusses issues involved in the development of coordinated educational programs for disadvantaged pupils, with particular reference to Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Barry, Janet – 1986
Presented are numerous ideas for workshop and in-service activities designed to involve parents as team members in the planning and implementation of the Chapter 1, Educational Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) programs of Missouri schools. Also provided are suggestions for parents to use to enhance their children's cognitive skills in…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Glossaries, Guidelines, Home Study
Chubb, John E. – 1987
Children who are raised in poverty currently run grave risks of educational failure. This paper approaches the issue, not through concentrating on special problems of, and programs for, the educationally at-risk, but through focusing on the educational problems of young people generally and on the effect that schools, not programs, play in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Environment
Rotberg, Iris C. – 1994
The RAND Institute on Education and Training conducted an analysis of Federal policy options to improve education in low-income areas. The analysis focuses on Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, the nation's program for assisting educationally disadvantaged students. After a quarter century of Chapter 1 efforts, it is…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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