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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
King, Fredrick – 1990
The pullout model is the model most widely used for Chapter 1 programs. This model involves taking students out of their regular classroom for one or more class periods to receive instruction from a Chapter 1 teacher. Problems associated with the pullout model include lack of coordination between the pullout class and the regular classroom. This…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Models
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
Koppenhave, David; Jacoby, Monica, Ed. – Common Focus, 1986
The extent and impact of adolescent illiteracy, brief descriptions of several successful programs designed to combat adolescent illiteracy, and a more detailed description of one of those programs are included in this collection of articles. The first article argues that while experts may disagree about the numbers of illiterate adolescents and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Art Education, Cultural Enrichment, Illiteracy
Godt, Pamela Terry; And Others – 1991
This document is the first volume of a three-volume set comprising a workshop leader's guide designed to help in-service providers conduct workshops on early childhood education for teachers, administrators, and others associated with Chapter 1 programs. The guide contains step-by-step procedures for preparing, organizing, and presenting a…
Descriptors: Administrators, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Research
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
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1986
In 1985-86, reading was identified as the supplemental instructional area of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools (APS) for funding under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, Chapter 1. In all, 39 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, and 4 high schools in the APS qualified for Chapter 1 services; 4,317 elementary school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Development
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1993
A study described the 1992-93 Chapter 1 Children's Art Carnival (CAC) Chapter 1 Reading and Writing Program and assessed the effectiveness of its implementation. The program is an intensive holistic reading and reading-oriented arts program for Chapter 1-eligible students who have scored below the cutoff point in a standardized reading test or…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Standerford, N. Suzanne – Reading Research and Instruction, 1993
Describes a restructured Chapter 1 program that provided supplemental support within the students' classrooms to raise expectations for Chapter 1 students' performance. Notes that expectations of teachers and students increased; portfolios of student work showed steady improvement in reading comprehension and writing ability; and standardized test…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
Yagi, Kan – 1985
The Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education (Preschool) Program in The Portland Public Schools (Oregon) provides educationally disadvantaged children with the experiences needed to ameliorate the disadvantages as they enter kindergarten. This year-end evaluation report contains both the statistical report forms with student test results and a…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Adams, Becky J. – 1991
Prairie-Hills Junior High School, located in a suburban school district 25 miles south of Chicago, has a Chapter 1 replacement language arts model that is remedial focusing on spelling, grammar and writing skills. In the classroom there is lots of interaction, lots of oral reading, discussing, and deciding. Students in the Chapter 1 program follow…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Junior High Schools, Language Arts
Yunginger-Gehman, Julianne – 1991
A pilot project in Eastern Lancaster County School District, Pennsylvania, will use portfolio assessment in a Chapter 1 program. Based on test data and the input of classroom teachers, Chapter 1 tutors and classroom teachers will collaborate to identify two or three goals for each individual student, who will be asked to commit to them and add one…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Portfolios (Background Materials), Primary Education, Program Descriptions
Logan, Sheril; And Others – 1991
Focusing on the change in instructional emphasis from remedial (re-teaching) to developmental (pre-teaching), this paper describes the Chapter 1 reading program in the Wichita (Kansas) Public Schools during the school years 1990-1991 and 1991-1992. This paper includes: diagrams describing the new agenda for an integrated language arts curriculum;…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Integrated Curriculum
Tompkins, John F. – 1986
This report describes an evaluation of the Chapter 1 Mathematics Program for 1,008 students in grades 1 through 8 in the Des Moines (Iowa) Independent Community School District. Four comments summarize results of the evaluation: students in grades 2-8 surpassed the criterion for gains in the total mathematics score on the Iowa Tests of Basic…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Behavioral Objectives, Budgets, Compensatory Education
Gittleman, Mark – 1992
This publication presents compilations and an overview of state profiles describing Chapter 1 program improvement and innovation efforts across the states. Chapter 1 is a provision of the federal Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988. This report reviews key aspects of implementation of the 1988 Amendments…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
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