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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
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)
McKinley, DonnaIrene – 1992
This paper describes a pilot project designed to facilitate coordination among Chapter 1, Pennsylvania Special Education, and Pennsylvania Regular Education services, with the goal of providing a more integrated support system for students. The project, named C.H.A.P. (for Chapter 1 Special Education Helping At-risk Programs), served 282 educators…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Education
National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education. – 1991
Most of the federal government's support of disadvantaged young children has come through Head Start and Chapter 1 programs. Chapter 1 has mainly been used for pull-out remedial reading and mathematics programs in the elementary grades. The National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education (NAECS/SDE) is…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Federal Programs, Preschool Education
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
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
Jay, E. Deborah; Shields, Patrick M. – 1987
This report focuses on the involvement of parents in local projects funded under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. It researches the kind and extent of involvement, the impact of state and local factors on it, and the effect of the change from Title I to Chapter…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Yap, Kim Onn – 1986
Program improvement activities can be classified into four categories based on the source of the impetus and the locus of the change agent: systematic, symbolic, opportunistic, and pragmatic. This paper (1) describes the various approaches to implementing Chapter 1 program improvement activities at the state and local district levels in 13 western…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Consultants, Consultation Programs
Peterson, Paul E.; And Others – 1987
Over time, compensatory education has become an increasingly institutionalized and effective Federal program, characterized by the following: (1) cooperation; (2) mutual accommodation on the part of national, state, and local officials; (3) ready acquiescence to Federal guidelines at the state and local level; and (4) shared responsibility among…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 1990
Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 is the largest federally-funded program designed to provide services to educationally deprived elementary school and secondary school students who live in areas with a concentration of children from low income families. Annual needs assessment and evaluation are requirements of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Delinquency
Gallagher, Karen S. – 1985
This report evaluates the Chapter 1 Program in Community High School District #218 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It covers the following four areas: description of the program, comparison between sites, program conformity with stated goals, and assessment of impact on students. The evaluators found much variation between sites. The mathematics program is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Delivery Systems, Educationally Disadvantaged, English Instruction
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1993
This report documents the activities undertaken to evaluate the federally sponsored prekindergarten program for educationally disadvantaged preschoolers conducted by the Saginaw, Michigan school district. This program, funded by Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, was serving 502 children at the beginning of the 1993…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Educationally Disadvantaged, Federal Programs
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
Calfee, Robert – 1986
This paper discusses the concept of literacy and proposes several theses with regard to the difficulty experienced by youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in acquiring literacy in present-day school environments. It recommends studies to explore the funding of programs designed to improve schools as educational organizations, rather than…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Economic Factors
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