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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
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
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
Doty, Jeanice J. – 1986
This practicum was designed to increase parental awareness of the importance of participation in a student's "daily" educational program. The specific goal of the practicum was to increase parent involvement in a first-grade Chapter 1 public school classroom program serving predominantly Hispanic American migrant children. It was…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Hispanic Americans
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Winfield, Linda F. – Journal of Negro Education, 1993
Investigates the relationship between Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers' estimates of test content coverage (opportunity to learn) and mathematics achievement of 89 fourth graders (65% were African American and 35% were white) in Chapter 1 mathematics instruction. Results indicate the importance of measuring students' opportunity to learn…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Compensatory Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1989
The School District of the City of Saginaw (Michigan) operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, Elementary and Secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to 2,613 students in grades 1 through 12. The goal of A2 was to improve the pupils'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1988
The School District of the City of Saginaw, Michigan operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, elementary and secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to some 2,613 students in grades one through nine. The goal of A2 was to improve the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1992
Effects of a restructured Chapter 1 program (RCP) on 45 first graders' literacy were examined. RCP students could read a primer fluently and performed better than comparison groups (students in the regular Chapter 1 program and classroom peers). Improvement was particularly apparent for those with the lowest initial readiness scores. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change
Leidner, Henry Robert – 1991
This practicum was designed to use training to increase economically disadvantaged parents' participation in their children's academic learning. Objectives were that targeted, uninvolved parents would: (1) increase communication with their children's school; (2) increase their attendance at school functions involving parents; (3) increase their…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Kushmuk, James – 1985
Prescription Learning is a multimedia diagnostic prescriptive program providing individualized instruction coordinated by Prescription Learning Corporation. One high school, nine elementary schools, and four middle schools provided this supplemental reading and mathematics instruction to students covered by the provisions of Chapter 1 of the…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. – 1988
The State of Ohio has been offering successful supplementary programs in the basic skills under the Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 for over 20 years. Almost all Ohio school districts provide Chapter 1 services. An average of 140,000 children have been served over the past five years. Most are from migrant and other low income…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged
Yagi, Kan; Kushman, James W. – 1988
Students in the Portland (Oregon) Public Schools' Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 program made greater achievement gains while in the program than when they were not, and those gains are probably attributable to the extent that Chapter 1 students engage in positive behaviors rather than to the curricular quality of the programs.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of McMichael Elementary School (kindergarten through…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Eisenman, J. Gordon, Jr. – 1995
The Higher Order Thinking Skills Program (HOTS) is a computer-based program for teaching thinking skills developed by Stanley Pogrow at the University of Arizona. It is now used in over 800 U.S. schools. This study investigated the effects of the HOTS program versus the traditional Chapter 1 program on fourth and fifth grade students'…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum, Elementary School Students
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