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Johnson, Jessie – 1989
The language development component of Columbus, Ohio's All Day Kindergarten Program (ADKP) was evaluated. The ADKP was instituted in Columbus' public schools in January, 1972, to provide a full day of instruction for underachieving kindergarten pupils. In the 1988-89 school year, 18 teachers served in 18 elementary schools that were eligible for…
Descriptors: Full Day Half Day Schedules, Kindergarten, Language Acquisition, Program Effectiveness
Plunkett, Virginia R. L.; And Others – 1986
A program needs assessment device, the Chapter 1 Instructional Quality Indicators (IQI), was developed for the purpose of guiding staff development by indicating areas of strength and weakness in Chapter 1 classroom practices and procedures. In this handbook, the development and administration of the IQI is discussed in section I. Section II…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Federal Programs
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
This document is a process evaluation of the Academic Achievement (A2) program, a compensatory education reading and mathematics program in Saginaw (Michigan) funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 and Article 3 of the Michigan State School Aid Act. Information was gathered from questionnaires…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Formative Evaluation, Grade 1
Fraser, Lowrie A. – 1991
The Chapter I Take-Home Computer (THC) program was established in nine elementary and eight middle schools in Atlanta (Georgia) in the 1989-90 school year. One hundred and eighty computers were sent home with 422 students, whose parents were willing to work with the students, for 6-week periods. Log sheets were kept by each child regarding the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction
Leidner, Henry Robert – 1991
This practicum was designed to use training to increase economically disadvantaged parents' participation in their children's academic learning. Objectives were that targeted, uninvolved parents would: (1) increase communication with their children's school; (2) increase their attendance at school functions involving parents; (3) increase their…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1987
This process evaluation focused on the compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics in the Saginaw (Michigan) School District, which consists of three programs: (1) an elementary academic achievement program that involved 2,105 students, who were taken out of regular classrooms; (2) a secondary academic achievement program…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Kaemper, Jack; Morse, Kathy – 1985
Instructors, advisors, students, parents, and others involved in the elementary and secondary level Chapter 1 project of the Albuquerque Public Schools were surveyed to ascertain which program services they felt were most needed. Results, based on information from 3,567 individuals, provided the following needs, presented in rank order: (1)…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Educationally Disadvantaged
Harris, Carolyn DeMeyer; And Others – 1985
Dolphin is a computer-assisted instruction system used to teach and reinforce skills in reading, language arts, and mathematics. An evaluation of this system was conducted to provide information to TSC Division of Houghton Mifflin regarding its effectiveness and possible modifications to the system. The general design of the evaluation was to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Measures, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction
Cox, Carole A. – 1984
This study sought to: (1) identify and describe the interest patterns of fourth and fifth grade children as they pertain to the content and form of the short art film, based on preferences expressed by the children themselves after actually viewing the films; (2) compare the interest patterns of children according to sex and race/socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Childhood Interests, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1988
The School District of the City of Saginaw, Michigan operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, elementary and secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The goal of the programs is to improve the reading and mathematics achievement of a designated number of educationally disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Davis, Alan; Greenfield, Teresa – 1987
This study describes the uses of microcomputers in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act in Wyoming, and examines the relationship between computer use and student achievement gains. Information was obtained from 42 school districts through a combination of telephone interviews,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Case Studies, Compensatory Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1990
This report presents the findings of a survey of 51 State Directors of the Chapter 1 compensatory education program taken for the purpose of gathering a current database of information analyzing the effectiveness of implementation of the Chapter 1 program, as amended by the Hawkins-Stafford School Improvement Amendments of 1988. The survey…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs
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Stringfield, Sam; And Others – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1991
To determine local educators' responses to being targeted for program improvement, questionnaires were sent to principals of all schools identified for Chapter 1 improvement in three states. Approximately 104 (84 percent) of the responding schools supported the legislative provisions for improvement and could focus on the issues of improvement.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educationally Disadvantaged
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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