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Radzievich, Rose Mary – 1990
A dissertation-study focused on 210,305 non-categorical third and fifth grade reading results of the 1987 Pennsylvania Test for Essential Learning Skills (TELS). The data given by the Pennsylvania Department of Education was analyzed through descriptive statistics for the following purposes: (1) to determine a difference and a magnitude of a…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Elementary Education, Evaluation Research, Grade 3
McKinley, DonnaIrene – 1992
This paper describes a pilot project designed to facilitate coordination among Chapter 1, Pennsylvania Special Education, and Pennsylvania Regular Education services, with the goal of providing a more integrated support system for students. The project, named C.H.A.P. (for Chapter 1 Special Education Helping At-risk Programs), served 282 educators…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Education
Buttram, Joan L.; And Others – 1992
This study examined and assessed teachers' and students' use of and reactions to the Heartwood Program, a multicultural, literature-based curriculum designed to promote elementary students' ethical understanding of courage, loyalty, justice, respect, hope, honesty, and love. The Pennsylvania Department of Education Division of Federal Programs…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction, Minority Groups
Bean, Rita M.; And Others – 1992
A study obtained information from classroom teachers, principals, and reading specialists about what they believed was important in creating effective Chapter 1 programs. One-day meetings were held in three different parts of Pennsylvania during which each group of educators (who were recommended by an advisory board) were interviewed using focus…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Principals