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Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
This document is a process evaluation of the Academic Achievement (A2) program, a compensatory education reading and mathematics program in Saginaw (Michigan) funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 and Article 3 of the Michigan State School Aid Act. Information was gathered from questionnaires…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Formative Evaluation, Grade 1
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
Stringfield, Sam; Millsap, Mary Ann; Winfield, Linda; Brigham, Nancy; Yoder, Nancy; Moss, Marc; Nesselrodt, Pamela; Schaffer, Eugene; Bedinger, Sam; Gamse, Beth – 1997
This volume presents second year findings from a 3-year project that collected case study data on 10 promising strategies for educating disadvantaged children. The study occurred at 25 urban or suburban/rural sites. Participating schools had Chapter 1 programs or were eligible for Chapter 1. The sample included students in grades 1, 3, and 9 who…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Collection, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement
King, Fredrick; Sommer, Andrew – 1990
The goals for a Chapter 1 program are to help children succeed in the regular program, attain grade level proficiency, and improve achievement. Students have attained these goals in both pull-out and in-class programs. Most research suggests that the model used is not as important as the degree of coordination between the Chapter 1 and the regular…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Class Size, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
In the school year 1988-89 the school district of the city of Saginaw operated two programs designed to meet the special needs of bilingual and migrant students: (1) the Section 41, State Bilingual Education Program; and (2) the ECIA, Chapter 1, Migrant Education Program. Both programs operated at 21 elementary schools, 5 junior highs, and 2 high…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education, Counseling
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ERS Spectrum, 1994
Research shows that current ways of employing paraprofessionals in classroom do not generally improve instructional quality or performance. Hiring of untrained Chapter 1 aides rather than professional teachers is growing. States should be required to develop training programs and licensing procedures that include coursework on learning and…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Effectiveness
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1987
In 1985-86, the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools, through Chapter 1 funding, entered the final year of a 3-year pilot of Early Learning Programs (ELPs) at four sites in the district: (1) Lavaland; (2) Longfellow; (3) Tomasita; and (4) Alamosa. Four- and five-year-old children (N=272) participated in the pilot program. Seventy-five percent…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Assessment, Followup Studies, Hispanic Americans
Puma, Michael J.; Karweit, Nancy; Price, Cristofer; Ricciuti, Anne; Thompson, William; Vaden-Kiernan, Michael – 1997
This report is one of a series presenting findings from "Prospects: The Congressionally Mandated Study of Educational Growth and Opportunity." This study, conducted in response to the 1988 Hawkins-Stafford Amendments, was a major effort to examine the effects of Chapter 1 on student achievement and other school-related educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change
Yagi, Kan – 1989
This report describes and evaluates the Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education Program used in three classrooms in the 1988-89 school year at Kenton School in North Portland (Oregon). Chapter 1 is the "Introduction." Chapter 2, "Description of the Program," includes the following topics: (1) organization of the program; (2)…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Educationally Disadvantaged
Roberts, Veronica A.; Madhere, Serge – 1990
This evaluation of the 1989-90 Resource Laboratory Program for Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) in Washington (District of Columbia) elementary and junior high schools found that the program improved participants' mathematics achievement, but did not have a significant effect on reading achievement. The program is funded under Chapter 1 of the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education
Higashino, Fukue S. – 1985
In 1981, when Chapter 1 replaced Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I and with the advent of the effective schools movement, the Hawaii state administrators of Chapter 1 made a long term commitment to program improvement, especially in the area of instruction and quality delivery of services to the target students. In this program…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education
Albrecht, Ann M. – 1985
The chapter 1 project is a remedial reading program aimed at helping children achieve at a faster rate than those with only regular instruction. This report begins by outlining attributes for success which are as follows: (1) clear goals and objectives; (2) coordination with regular school programs; (3) parent/community involvement; (4)…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, Parent Participation
Pogrow, Stanley – Phi Delta Kappan, 1992
Instead of espousing early intervention, schoolwide models, or general classroom aid, educators must develop more specialized programs treating the real problems of Chapter 1 students at different stages. Chapter 1 should not be used as general aid to replace local and state responsibility to improve schools, but should focus on helping…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Government Role
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1989
This document comprises an evaluation of the 1987/88 expansion of Project Giant Step, a comprehensive preschool program for 4-year-olds, to 75 additional classrooms in 37 New York City schools, funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Information was collected from application forms, attendance data, classroom…
Descriptors: Attendance, Class Activities, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged
Harris, Carolyn DeMeyer; And Others – 1985
Dolphin is a computer-assisted instruction system used to teach and reinforce skills in reading, language arts, and mathematics. An evaluation of this system was conducted to provide information to TSC Division of Houghton Mifflin regarding its effectiveness and possible modifications to the system. The general design of the evaluation was to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Measures, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction
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