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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
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Meroney, Barbara – 1994
A practicum addressed the problem that the traditional Chapter 1 program of a school district had not been effective in promoting literacy growth. The students repeatedly read the same stories with equal lack of success each time. They were not motivated to read or write because the purpose was irrelevant and failure was probable. The strategy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Elementary School Students
Wilkinson, Louise Cherry – 1986
This paper provides an overview of research and theory on within-class grouping for instruction, including how groups are formed and managed, how students interact in groups, and how grouping affects students' achievement, with particular concern for low-achieving students served by Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvements Act of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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
Brophy, Jere – 1986
This paper reviews research on school effects and teacher effects on student achievement. In general, academic learning is influenced by the amount of time that students spend engaged in appropriate academic activities. Students learn more efficiently when their teachers instruct them actively by structuring new information and helping them relate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Educational Environment, Educational Quality
Center for Research on Elementary and Middle Schools, Baltimore, MD. – 1987
If schools improved the academic performance of at-risk students beginning in the early years and continuing through the elementary grades, this improvement would have multiple positive effects on student dropout, delinquency, pregnancy, substance abuse, and other behaviors. Early improvement of poor academic performance could greatly alleviate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Learning, Early Intervention
Ellsworth, J'Anne; Monahan, Alicia K. – 1991
This study analyzed the impact of the Developmental Discipline Management System (DD) on teaching effectiveness and student achievement in special needs classrooms. DD was developed as a human centered, systems approach to education. Its core philosophy was to help each child achieve self mastery and mastery of subjects and to help teachers feel…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Confidence Testing, Developmental Programs
Lawrence, Barbara – 1987
This guide presents ways for practitioners to use Chapter 1 achievement data to better understand and evaluate elements of a Chapter 1 program. A variety of types and levels of questions can be addressed with achievement data. Combining standardized achievement test scores with data from the program and from the regular classroom greatly increases…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education
Shiminski, James A. – 1992
The United States Education Department recognizes projects that effectively meet the special needs of educationally deprived students. In 1992, the Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Chapter 1 preschool program earned national validation as an "unusually successful" compensatory education program. The program has served as a statewide model, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention
Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc., Jacksonville, FL. – 1986
The Danville, Illinois, District #118 Chapter 1 program is described in terms of: (1) district information; (2) program and project information; (3) goals and objectives; (4) coordination with regular and special school programs; (5) parent and community involvement; (6) professional development and training; (7) leadership; (8) instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Exceptional Persons
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
Bellingham Public Schools, WA. – 1985
The Bellingham, Washington, Public Schools K-8 Chapter 1 Reading Program attempts to develop an enthusiastic and growing interest in reading, and to help each child work toward his or her potential through effective reading. The program is described in terms of the following: (1) district information; (2) program and project information; (3) goals…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Hansen, Paula – 1986
The overall goal of the Chapter 1 Child-Parent Interaction Program is to increase the language skills of educationally disadvantaged preschool and kindergarten students. The program's attributes for success are as follow: (1) clear goals and objectives; (2) coordination with regular school programs; (3) parent/community involvement; (4)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Educationally 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
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
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