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Carter, Carolyn J. – 2001
This monograph presents a case study of a Chapter I reading improvement intervention involving reciprocal teaching in Highland Park, Michigan, that was planned and executed during the 1993-1995 school years. Teachers and paraprofessionals taught reciprocal teaching strategies daily to third-grade students to prepare them for the fourth-grade state…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary Education, Grade 3, Grade 4
Ginsberg, Margery B.; Johnson, Joseph F., Jr.; Moffett, Ceryelle A. – 1997
This book is a resource for educators in any setting who are trying to implement school support teams. New legislation requires states to establish systems of intensive and sustained support for schools that receive Title I funds. School support teams are to become the primary component of these systems. These support teams, external groups of…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
Petro, Janice Rose – 1996
Chapter I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is the largest federally-funded program designed to provide services to elementary and secondary students to meet the special needs of educationally deprived students who reside in areas with high concentrations of low-income families. The 1994-95 school year is the last year of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Schweiker, Karyn E.; Barksdale-Ladd, Mary Alice – 1992
Factors that influenced teachers to become reformers, reviewers, or resistors to whole language were investigated with specific examination of school culture. In this study three transitioning school sites were selected on the basis of their similarity in staffing and student size. Participants from each school involved three to four classroom…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Conventional Instruction, Educational Change
Karweit, Nancy; Ricciuti, Anne – 1994
The Chapter 1 program represents the nation's largest federal investment in elementary and secondary schools. This report describes the operation of Chapter 1 services, with a focus on instructional practices and classroom organization. Specifically, the report describes how services differed by the poverty level of a school and by the type of…
Descriptors: Categorical Aid, Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems
Hayes, Mary E. – 1996
A study investigated transition to the location of remedial instruction, repeated use of drills, and regular class management activities as they occurred in the Accelerated Literacy Learning (ALL) model, an early intervention program for at-risk students. Qualitative and quantitative investigation of the small-group, second-grade, in-class ALL…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Stringfield, Sam; Millsap, Mary Ann; Winfield, Linda; Brigham, Nancy; Yoder, Nancy; Moss, Marc; Nesselrodt, Pamela; Schaffer, Eugene; Bedinger, Sam; Gamse, Beth – 1997
This volume presents second year findings from a 3-year project that collected case study data on 10 promising strategies for educating disadvantaged children. The study occurred at 25 urban or suburban/rural sites. Participating schools had Chapter 1 programs or were eligible for Chapter 1. The sample included students in grades 1, 3, and 9 who…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Collection, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement
Puma, Michael J.; Karweit, Nancy; Price, Cristofer; Ricciuti, Anne; Thompson, William; Vaden-Kiernan, Michael – 1997
This report is one of a series presenting findings from "Prospects: The Congressionally Mandated Study of Educational Growth and Opportunity." This study, conducted in response to the 1988 Hawkins-Stafford Amendments, was a major effort to examine the effects of Chapter 1 on student achievement and other school-related educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change
Urban Superintendents' Sounding Board, 1993
Building community collaboration and commitment for educating students in urban districts was the theme of the January 29-31, 1992, meeting of the Urban Superintendents' Network. Presentations and discussions focused on the political nature of education, Chapter 1 legislation, the use of educational technology, and educational standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Community Cooperation, Compensatory Education
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
RMC Research Corp., Portsmouth, NH. – 1996
Title I, the largest federal aid program for elementary, middle, and high schools, is introduced in this publication, which includes both English and Spanish versions. Through Title I, the Federal government gives money to school districts around the country based on the number of low-income families in each district. Each district uses Title I…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educationally Disadvantaged
RMC Research Corp., Portsmouth, NH. – 1996
This publication, which includes both English and Spanish versions, explains that standards describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. Every school that receives money from Title I, the federal educational aid program that provides extra educational services for children who are behind in school, must have standards…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
RMC Research Corp., Portsmouth, NH. – 1996
This guide, which includes both English and Spanish versions, explains that a school profile is like a report card for a school. It tells how students are achieving and what the school is doing to help all students achieve. Each school that receives money under Title I of the Improving America's Schools Act, the Federal aid program that provides…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. – 1992
This information booklet for parents answers some of the questions parents often ask about their children's participation in basic skills improvement programs. It suggests ways in which parents can support and reinforce the school's role and offers suggestions for parent involvement and ideas for at-home activities to support skill development.…
Descriptors: Activities, Basic Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Compensatory Education
Curry, Janice; And Others – 1995
In 1994-95, Chapter 1, a federally funded compensatory education program, provided funding to 33 elementary schools in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas) where there were high concentrations of low-income students. Service was provided through the following components: (1) Schoolwide Projects using resources for all students;…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement
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