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C de Baca, Mary Rose; And Others – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1991
The schoolwide project option of the 1988 Hawkins Stafford Amendments to Chapter 1 allowed a rural school serving a disadvantaged Native American population to restructure its compensatory and regular education services. Santo Domingo school (New Mexico) illustrates the ways modifications of federal law and policy benefit children. (SLD)
Descriptors: American Indians, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Policy
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
Resta, Paul E.; Rost, Paul – 1986
The Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools conducted a three-year study of integrated computer-based learning systems, including WICAT, Dolphin, PLATO, CCC, and DEGEM. Through cooperation with the Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 program, four large integrated learning systems (ILS) were purchased and studied. They were installed…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy
Billig, Shelley H.; And Others – 1989
Between 1985 and 1988, the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center developed, refined, and disseminated a research-based process for improving local compensatory education programs. Known as the Chapter 1 Improvement Process (CHIP), the effort combined knowledge from five research areas into a year-long,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement
Kaemper, Jack; Morse, Kathy – 1988
Six of the 39 Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools' Chapter 1 participating schools, as part of the school-based budgeting process, allocated a portion of their Chapter 1 resource allocation for on-site intensive staff development activities. Three schools--Alamosa, Chaparral, and Duranes--agreed to utilize the time of a Support for…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Full Time Equivalency, Inservice Teacher Education
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1987
In 1985-86, the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools, through Chapter 1 funding, entered the final year of a 3-year pilot of Early Learning Programs (ELPs) at four sites in the district: (1) Lavaland; (2) Longfellow; (3) Tomasita; and (4) Alamosa. Four- and five-year-old children (N=272) participated in the pilot program. Seventy-five percent…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Assessment, Followup Studies, Hispanic Americans
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1986
In 1985-86, reading was identified as the supplemental instructional area of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools (APS) for funding under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, Chapter 1. In all, 39 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, and 4 high schools in the APS qualified for Chapter 1 services; 4,317 elementary school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Development