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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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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
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
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
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
In the school year 1988-89 the school district of the city of Saginaw operated two programs designed to meet the special needs of bilingual and migrant students: (1) the Section 41, State Bilingual Education Program; and (2) the ECIA, Chapter 1, Migrant Education Program. Both programs operated at 21 elementary schools, 5 junior highs, and 2 high…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education, Counseling
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
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
Lawrence, Barbara – 1987
This guide presents ways for practitioners to use Chapter 1 achievement data to better understand and evaluate elements of a Chapter 1 program. A variety of types and levels of questions can be addressed with achievement data. Combining standardized achievement test scores with data from the program and from the regular classroom greatly increases…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education
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Becker, Henry Jay – 1990
This paper reviews evaluation reports on the use of integrated learning systems (ILSs) in elementary and middle schools throughout the United States in light of the following questions: Do these systems work? Do students make more progress using an ILS than learning in "traditional" ways? Could the cost of software and equipment be…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1987
In 1985-86, the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools, through Chapter 1 funding, entered the final year of a 3-year pilot of Early Learning Programs (ELPs) at four sites in the district: (1) Lavaland; (2) Longfellow; (3) Tomasita; and (4) Alamosa. Four- and five-year-old children (N=272) participated in the pilot program. Seventy-five percent…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Assessment, Followup Studies, Hispanic Americans
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
Yagi, Kan – 1989
This report describes and evaluates the Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education Program used in three classrooms in the 1988-89 school year at Kenton School in North Portland (Oregon). Chapter 1 is the "Introduction." Chapter 2, "Description of the Program," includes the following topics: (1) organization of the program; (2)…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Educationally Disadvantaged
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
Higashino, Fukue S. – 1985
In 1981, when Chapter 1 replaced Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I and with the advent of the effective schools movement, the Hawaii state administrators of Chapter 1 made a long term commitment to program improvement, especially in the area of instruction and quality delivery of services to the target students. In this program…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education
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
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