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Ascher, Carol; Flaxman, Erwin – 1988
Recent evaluations of Federal compensatory education programs funded by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, and maintained by the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, Chapter 1, point to qualified effectiveness in the targeting of services, program structures, and classroom arrangements for increasing the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Educationally Disadvantaged
Jay, E. Deborah; Shields, Patrick M. – 1987
This report focuses on the involvement of parents in local projects funded under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. It researches the kind and extent of involvement, the impact of state and local factors on it, and the effect of the change from Title I to Chapter…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Petro, Janice Rose; And Others – 1996
This report explores the efforts of the Colorado Department of Education in its Chapter 1 programs in 1994. Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is the largest federally funded program designed to provide services to elementary and secondary school students. Chapter 1 provides financial assistance to meet the special educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Yap, Kim Onn – 1986
Program improvement activities can be classified into four categories based on the source of the impetus and the locus of the change agent: systematic, symbolic, opportunistic, and pragmatic. This paper (1) describes the various approaches to implementing Chapter 1 program improvement activities at the state and local district levels in 13 western…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Consultants, Consultation Programs
Peterson, Paul E.; And Others – 1987
Over time, compensatory education has become an increasingly institutionalized and effective Federal program, characterized by the following: (1) cooperation; (2) mutual accommodation on the part of national, state, and local officials; (3) ready acquiescence to Federal guidelines at the state and local level; and (4) shared responsibility among…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged
Bushner, Diane E. – 1982
The change from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation Act raises issues concerning reading programs covered by the act. The purpose of both laws is to meet the special needs of educationally deprived children. The laws are similar in that they (1) promote teacher and parent involvement; (2) contain…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1990
This hearing commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and more specifically of Title I of the Act, later continued through Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA). This legislation mandated Federal aid for the compensatory education of educationally…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, 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
Hill, Macio H. – 1984
This booklet summarizes evaluation information from the first year of Chapter 1 programs (funded under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981) in Virginia, and presents highlights from the last 18 years of the Title I program (funded under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act). The summary, which reflects the results of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Federal Programs. – 1988
This report presents a summary of the State of South Carolina's utilization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I and Education Consolidation and Improvement Act Chapter 1 funds as a resource for educationally disadvantaged students during the past 5 years, and identifies those projects exhibiting the greatest gains in terms of student…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Demonstration Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged