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Griswold, Philip A.; And Others – 1986
Intended for teachers and administrators who work with Chapter 1, Education Consolidation and Improvement Act programs, this report describes elements identified by researchers as essential features of successful schooling. After discussing the impact of schools and teachers and the interrelatedness of their effectiveness, it presents 13…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Compensatory Education. – 1987
This instructional resource guide has been developed to assist Kentucky teachers in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Over 100 suggested classroom activities, games, and bulletin boards are grouped under the following topics: (1) effective instruction for Chapter 1 students;…
Descriptors: Bulletin Boards, Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Discipline
Yagi, Kan; And Others – 1986
The Portland (Oregon) Public Schools 1985-86 Chapter 1 Project included 68 public and nonpublic schools at elementary and secondary levels. About 7,500 students received supplementary support in basic skills, reading and/or math. The project included three programs: HOSTS, Prescription Learning, and Garden Variety or individual school-developed…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Disadvantaged
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
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
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
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
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
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
Alexander, Dorothy L.; And Others – 1987
This volume is a collection of profiles of 130 outstanding Chapter 1 programs across the United States. All of the programs have been given special recognition by the United States Department of Education because they have been unusually successful in meeting the needs of disadvantaged students. The criteria used for judging the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged
Allington, Richard; And Others – 1985
A study was conducted to provide preliminary information on the nature of remedial reading instruction. Specifically, the study examined the focus of remedial instruction and the relationships of this instruction to the classroom reading program. In addition, it gathered data on what instructional activities remedial students missed when they left…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques, Elementary Education, Program Content
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
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
West, Carol Ann – 1986
This compendium provides secondary school teachers, administrators, and Chapter 1 directors with descriptions of effective practices in Chapter 1 programs. The focus is on managerial and instructional strategies that promote success for poor and/or educationally disadvantaged students. The compendium is divided into five chapters: an introduction…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Programs
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