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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
Ascher, Carol – 1988
Researchers and educators have begun to question whether Chapter 1 pull-out programs are the most effective method of delivering extra help to the students who need it. Pull-out programs are still the predominating type, but may be declining in popularity as in-class programs gain favor. This document summarizes a variety of program designs which…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Strategies, Educationally Disadvantaged
Passow, A. Harry – 1989
This document reviews the history of compensatory education programs under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (Chapter 1), assesses the programs' current status, and speculates on their future paths. Part 1 is a historical review of compensatory education, identifying strategies, programs and services provided, ways it has been…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Ascher, Carol – 1987
This document reviews the range of findings contained in 10 recently commissioned reports on how Chapter 1 programs are implemented and how successful they are in increasing the achievement of disadvantaged students. Although the conclusions of the reports are not the same, there are some developing consensuses. Findings are discussed in the…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
Johns, Jerry; Desmond, Joann – 1990
Focusing on students who are at risk of failure in reading, this 26-item annotated bibliography offers strategies, instructional approaches, and motivational techniques to help those who deal with this group of students. The selections in the bibliography date from 1983 to 1989. The bibliography is divided into sections on general information, the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Grade 1, High Risk Students