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Griswold, Philip A.; And Others – 1986
Intended for teachers and administrators who work with Chapter 1, Education Consolidation and Improvement Act programs, this report describes elements identified by researchers as essential features of successful schooling. After discussing the impact of schools and teachers and the interrelatedness of their effectiveness, it presents 13…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Alexander, Dorothy L.; And Others – 1987
This volume is a collection of profiles of 130 outstanding Chapter 1 programs across the United States. All of the programs have been given special recognition by the United States Department of Education because they have been unusually successful in meeting the needs of disadvantaged students. The criteria used for judging the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged
Guthrie, Larry F. – 1989
The single greatest issue facing American education today is how to improve the education of low achievers and other students at risk of school failure. Currently, elementary school students who have fallen behind academically are placed into special classes designed to eliminate those deficiencies. Students meet in a small group with either a…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Ringenberg, Marie; Currie, Robin – Illinois Libraries, 1988
A program designed by the Palatine (Illinois) Public Library to help children reading below grade level included weekly storytimes in the classrooms, parent/child programs in the library, and cable television programs on storytelling and illiteracy. Increased attention spans, higher levels of cooperation, and more positive attitudes toward reading…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Elementary Education, Institutional Cooperation, Literacy
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. Parent Involvement Center. – 1990
This guide aids Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center staff in conducting a brief (70-minute) workshop on parent participation in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidaton Improvement Act. The goal is to clarify the attitudes and perceptions that are needed to expand or improve an existing Chapter 1…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Leaders Guides, Parent Attitudes
Shaughnessy, Joan; And Others – 1991
A workshop designed to present teachers and administrators with information on assessment issues and instruments related to developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood classrooms is presented in this guide for trainers. The workshop is process-oriented, meaning that participants will be engaged in activities that require them to…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives
Davis, Walter E. – 1983
This document summarizes the criteria for Chapter 1 eligibility, discusses a step-by-step selection procedure, used in the Austin Independent School District, explains the laws and regulations concerning how students are to be selected, emphasizes that special testing should be administered to students whose scores are clearly discrepant from…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Education, Eligibility, School Districts
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Los Angeles Unified School District, CA. Research and Evaluation Branch. – 1986
This report describes the activities and research directions taken during the second year of an anticipated four-school-year study that attempts to identify effective instructional practices in Chapter 1 junior high schools in Los Angeles (California). The report is divided into four sections. Section 1 reviews the purposes of the study and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, English Instruction, Federal Programs, Instructional Materials
Stoops, Jack; And Others – 1991
A workshop designed to familiarize teachers and administrators with developmentally appropriate issues and practices for use in early childhood education is described in this presenter's guide. The workshop is process-oriented, meaning that participants engage in activities that require them to absorb and share new information. Activities include:…
Descriptors: Administrators, Child Development, Class Organization, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Chicago Public Schools, IL. – 1991
The Chicago (Illinois) School Reform Act of 1988 (Public Act 85-1418) requires each attendance center in the Chicago Public Schools system to prepare a three-year School Improvement Plan. This guide was prepared to help schools coordinate various plans and to link improvement planning with budgeting. The guide includes four principal sections. The…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance
LaBrecque, Suzanne V.; And Others – 1989
This document is intended to aid those in Texas doing joint planning of vocational and technical education programs with programs conducted under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), the Adult Education Act, Chapter I of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, the Education of the Handicapped Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Apprenticeships, Cooperative Programs
Newark City School District, OH. – 1994
Chapter 1 In-Class programs are designed to improve the curriculum and instruction for Chapter 1 students, increase coordination and student time on task, enhance student self-esteem, and increase the student's academic achievement and test scores. This report describes a Chapter 1 In-Class Service model used within the Newark (Ohio) school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Planning, Disadvantaged Youth
Moore, Mary T.; Funkhouser, Janie – 1990
This report provides information about the use of extended time strategies by local Chapter 1 programs and offers practical guidance for district and school staff who are considering adoption of the strategies. The report focuses on five basic strategies for extending instructional time for Chapter 1 students: (1) extended day kindergarten; (2)…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Case Studies, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. Parent Involvement Center. – 1989
This guide for school district administrators answers question about Even Start, a new, special family-centered compensatory education program funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 that combines adult literacy, parent education, and early childhood education. The following issues about program design are…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Adult Literacy, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Programs