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Lee, Valerie E.; Loeb, Susanna; Lubeck, Sally – Child Development, 1998
Used hierarchical linear modeling to explore the effects of the social context of Chapter 1 prekindergarten classrooms on 4-year-olds' learning. Found that children made smaller gains on the Preschool Inventory over the preschool year in classrooms with higher concentrations of minorities, children with special needs, recent immigrants, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education, Context Effect
Dimino, Joseph; Kolar, Christine – 1990
A 9-day study based on the framing strategy investigated the effects of using frames on low-performing students' (learning disabled or Chapter 1) comprehension of social studies text. Subjects were 14 fifth-graders from a large urban school district who were reading at least one year below grade level. All lessons were designed to involve students…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Cooperative Learning, High Risk Students, Instructional Effectiveness
Kaemper, Jack; Morse, Kathy – 1984
In the spring of 1979 and again in 1984, middle school and high school students who were participants in the Title I/Chapter 1 secondary school reading program in the Albuquerque Public Schools (NM), their parents, and regular classroom teachers completed questionnaires which helped provide information on their perceptions of the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Educationally Disadvantaged, High Risk Students
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
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
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
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Bittner, Joyce – Teaching and Change, 1995
Describes a Title 1 classroom model that required one day per week of team teaching all students by the regular classroom teacher and Title 1 staff. The remaining four days could involve a standard pull-out or other type of service delivery system. The article explains how the program correlates to the new reauthorization laws. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Mathematics Instruction
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
Rachal, Alice M. – 1991
The Chapter 1 reading and math program in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, is designed to meet the needs of educationally disadvantaged kindergarten through eighth-grade students at 11 project sites. Each of the identified 1,972 participating students receives approximately 50 minutes of direct supplemental reading and/or math instruction 5 days…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, High Risk Students, Mathematics Instruction
Bock, Joan – 1989
A study investigated how second-grade learners, identified as less proficient, continued their literacy learning in a whole language classroom. Subjects, six second-grade Chapter 1 students, were observed during independent reading time twice per week over a period of 8 months. Additional data collection procedures included participant…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research
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
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Levine, Daniel U.; And Others – Educational Leadership, 1987
The Project Alternative Rooms (PARs) in Kansas City is a modified Chapter 1 program in which students receive instruction in self-contained double-staffed classrooms rather than being "pulled out" of regular classrooms. Includes a table. (MD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students
Lafayette School Corp., IN. – 1986
The Kindergarten Intensified Development System (KIDS) Chapter I program of the Lafayette, Indiana, School Corporation is described in terms of the following: (1) district information; (2) state agency program information; (3) project information including staff degrees and experience, education needs, student selection, and participating schools;…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Exceptional Persons, High Risk Students
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
During the first half of the 1989-90 school year, the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district screened 421 children and served 377. Process evaluation activities consisted of an on-site, half-day classroom observation of each of the 13 prekindergarten teachers' classrooms. The observation instrument focused on…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1991
During the first half of the 1990-91 school year, 446 children were served by the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district. A process evaluation was conducted to monitor the program and assess whether it was being implemented as planned. This year, the process evaluation consisted of half-day classroom…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
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