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Stringfield, Sam; Millsap, Mary Ann; Winfield, Linda; Brigham, Nancy; Yoder, Nancy; Moss, Marc; Nesselrodt, Pamela; Schaffer, Eugene; Bedinger, Sam; Gamse, Beth – 1997
This volume presents second year findings from a 3-year project that collected case study data on 10 promising strategies for educating disadvantaged children. The study occurred at 25 urban or suburban/rural sites. Participating schools had Chapter 1 programs or were eligible for Chapter 1. The sample included students in grades 1, 3, and 9 who…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Collection, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement
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
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
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
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1989
This document comprises an evaluation of the 1987/88 expansion of Project Giant Step, a comprehensive preschool program for 4-year-olds, to 75 additional classrooms in 37 New York City schools, funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Information was collected from application forms, attendance data, classroom…
Descriptors: Attendance, Class Activities, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged
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
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
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1990
This hearing commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and more specifically of Title I of the Act, later continued through Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA). This legislation mandated Federal aid for the compensatory education of educationally…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1995
The school district of the City of Saginaw operates a supplemental educational delivery Chapter 1 system in reading and mathematics, the Elementary Compensatory Education (CE) program and the Secondary CE program. The elementary CE, a push-in program operating in the regular classroom and a pull-out program (periodically taking students out of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Policy Studies Associates, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This volume summarizes the third year of the 3-year Study of Chapter 1 Implementation and addresses how schools have responded to the changes in Chapter 1 created by the Hawkins-Stafford Amendments of 1988. Results are summarized of nationally representative surveys, collected during 1991-92 and the third year of Hawkins-Stafford implementation,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Accountability and Assessment. – 1992
This paper describes: the development and implementation of Schoolwide Projects (SWPs) in the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania); evaluation models permitted by Chapter 1 regulation and policy; ways these models were used in Philadelphia and results that were obtained; and approaches that are sensitive to the effects of SWPs. The…
Descriptors: Accountability, Cohort Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1986
Student achievement of cognitive and psychomotor objectives was evaluated in Saginaw, Mighigan's prekindergarten program. During the 1985-86 year, 454 children participated, based on their Prekindergarten Readiness Screening Device scores. The half-day program was funded through Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Compensatory Education
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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
Harpring, Sharon A. – 1985
Seven alternative approaches used by school districts dissatisfied with the Chapter 1 pullout model are described in this paper. The problems the districts encountered are discussed, and the viability of implementing similar programs in other districts is assessed. The seven programs include two replacement models, two aide-based delivery service…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Organization, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged
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