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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
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
Seppanen, Patricia S.; And Others – 1993
The Observational Study of Early Childhood Programs, which examined 119 preschool programs in 5 states, was designed to describe the classroom experiences of economically or educationally disadvantaged 4-year-olds and to examine linkages between characteristics of early childhood programs and activities of children and teachers in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Day Care Effects, Disadvantaged Youth
Mehan, Hugh; And Others – 1985
This report describes a curriculum development program designed to address three problems associated with computer use in the schools: underutilization of the computer capabilities by overemphasis on basic skills instruction; stratified access to computers, or inequitable access based on race, sex, or income; and emphasis on teaching computer…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software
Arnson, Beth; Trauba, Bonita – 1986
The Chapter 1 district program for Superior, Wisconsin, is described in terms of the following: (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)…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, High Risk Students, Kindergarten Children
Petro, Janice Rose; And Others – 1994
An overview is provided of Colorado's participation in Chapter 1, the largest federally funded program designed to provide services to elementary and secondary students. Chapter 1 provides financial assistance to state and local education agencies to meet the special needs of educationally deprived children who reside in areas with high…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Winfield, Linda F.; And Others – 1992
This report describes a study of the planning, development, and implementation of the first 61 Chapter 1 schoolwide projects established in 1989 in the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) School District, and presents case studies of 6 of those schools. Schools in which 75 percent or more of the students are from low-income families can choose to spend…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Case Studies, Compensatory Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1995
The school district of the City of Saginaw operates a supplemental educational delivery Chapter 1 system in reading and mathematics, the Elementary Compensatory Education (CE) program and the Secondary CE program. The elementary CE, a push-in program operating in the regular classroom and a pull-out program (periodically taking students out of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1992
In response to a request of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, the General Accounting Office (GAO) studied how school districts use funds for compensatory education under Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. To obtain this information, the GAO gathered Chapter 1 expenditures for the school…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Policy Studies Associates, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This volume summarizes the third year of the 3-year Study of Chapter 1 Implementation and addresses how schools have responded to the changes in Chapter 1 created by the Hawkins-Stafford Amendments of 1988. Results are summarized of nationally representative surveys, collected during 1991-92 and the third year of Hawkins-Stafford implementation,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
The Chapter 1 program provides aid to local education agencies (LEAs) for the education of disadvantaged children. This review of background and issues involved in the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers funding and participation trends, features of the program, selection for participation, fiscal issues, and program improvement. A key concern is…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
This review of the key issues likely to surround the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers allocation formulas, selection of schools and students, fiscal issues, and accountability. As Chapter 1 is the largest federal elementary and secondary education program, with appropriations of over $6.1 billion in fiscal year 1993, a concern of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Yagi, Kan – 1990
The purpose of the Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education Program in Portland Public Schools is to provide disadvantaged children the experiences needed to ameliorate the disadvantages resulting from their circumstances. This evaluation report of the 1989-90 school year concludes the program's 18th year of operation. The preschool program consisted…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Interpersonal Competence
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1994
The school district in Saginaw (Michigan) operates a supplemental-education delivery system in reading and mathematics that consists of elementary and secondary compensatory education. The elementary program is both a push-in and pull-out program that serves 1,819 students in grades one through five. The secondary program is a self-contained…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1994
Holland House is a residential program for neglected and delinquent youth in Saginaw (Michigan). In 1993-94, the program received Education Consolidation and Improvement Act Chapter 1 funding that was used toward the purchase of materials and toward teacher and aide salaries for a reading skills tutorial program in a special classroom at a…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education
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