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Holley, Freda M. – 1986
This reaction paper presented at a conference on compensatory education begins with reviews of three studies prepared for the program and staffing session of the conference and dealing respectively with student-to-instructor ratios, instructional setting, and summer programs. The paper then presents the view that huge gains in achievement will not…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Calfee, Robert – 1986
This paper discusses the concept of literacy and proposes several theses with regard to the difficulty experienced by youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in acquiring literacy in present-day school environments. It recommends studies to explore the funding of programs designed to improve schools as educational organizations, rather than…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Economic Factors
Smith, Marcia A. – 1995
This study examines effective models for use of Chapter 1 funds. The interventions for Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act are examined for several Northern California Bay Area elementary schools. Ten teachers answered questions related to the current Chapter 1 program in effect at their school sites. Responses indicate that…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Uses in Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change
Johnson, Jessie – 1992
The All-Day Kindergarten (ADK) Program was implemented in the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools in January 1972 to provide a full day of instruction to prepare underachieving kindergarten pupils for first grade. The ADK is an individualized, language-based program that reinforces the skills, concepts, and educational experiences taught in the regular…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children
Johnson, Jessie – 1993
The All Day Kindergarten (ADK) Program was implemented in the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools in January 1972 to provide full-day instruction to prepare underachieving kindergarten pupils for first grade. The ADK is an individualized language-based program that reinforces skills, concepts, and educational experiences taught in regular kindergarten…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Inservice Teacher Education, Kindergarten
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1993
These transcripts provide testimony regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. The first part of the transcripts presents testimony from members of national educational associations urging legislators to show a stronger commitment to helping education professionals improve their skills and to adopt…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Coordination, Educational Change