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Radzievich, Rose Mary – 1990
A dissertation-study focused on 210,305 non-categorical third and fifth grade reading results of the 1987 Pennsylvania Test for Essential Learning Skills (TELS). The data given by the Pennsylvania Department of Education was analyzed through descriptive statistics for the following purposes: (1) to determine a difference and a magnitude of a…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Elementary Education, Evaluation Research, Grade 3
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. – 1987
Focusing on remedial reading instruction for primary level students (grades K-3), this handbook presents training materials for teachers and coordinators of Chapter 1 reading programs. After a discussion on the nature and purpose of the program, the handbook describes a model of Chapter 1 programming, presenting three combined approaches that are…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Style, Holistic Approach
Guerrero, Frank; And Others – 1990
The Chapter 1 Developer/Demonstration Program, Learning to Read Through the Arts (LTRTA), offers intensive reading and reading-oriented arts instruction to Chapter 1-eligible students. During the 1988-89 school year, the program served 100 ungraded special education students and 716 general education and limited English proficient (LEP) students…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education, Limited English Speaking
Calfee, Robert – 1986
This paper discusses the concept of literacy and proposes several theses with regard to the difficulty experienced by youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in acquiring literacy in present-day school environments. It recommends studies to explore the funding of programs designed to improve schools as educational organizations, rather than…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Economic Factors
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
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1985
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of phonemic segmentation and blending training on the word recognition performance of learning disabled readers; (2) a comparison of two remedial…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1989
The School District of the City of Saginaw (Michigan) operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, Elementary and Secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to 2,613 students in grades 1 through 12. The goal of A2 was to improve the pupils'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1988
The School District of the City of Saginaw, Michigan operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, elementary and secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to some 2,613 students in grades one through nine. The goal of A2 was to improve the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1992
Effects of a restructured Chapter 1 program (RCP) on 45 first graders' literacy were examined. RCP students could read a primer fluently and performed better than comparison groups (students in the regular Chapter 1 program and classroom peers). Improvement was particularly apparent for those with the lowest initial readiness scores. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change
Wong, Kenneth K.; And Others – 1996
This report examines variations in school and classroom attributes that were associated with improved student achievement outcomes. Of particular interest were those attributes of Chapter 1 and regular school programs that contributed to improved outcomes for educationally at-risk students. A secondary focus was to measure the relationships…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Categorical Aid, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1987
This process evaluation focused on the compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics in the Saginaw (Michigan) School District, which consists of three programs: (1) an elementary academic achievement program that involved 2,105 students, who were taken out of regular classrooms; (2) a secondary academic achievement program…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Kushmuk, James – 1985
Prescription Learning is a multimedia diagnostic prescriptive program providing individualized instruction coordinated by Prescription Learning Corporation. One high school, nine elementary schools, and four middle schools provided this supplemental reading and mathematics instruction to students covered by the provisions of Chapter 1 of the…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
Himley, Oliver T.; And Others – 1986
Part of an investigation of the effectiveness of Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) Chapter 1 reading programs, this document reports on a study of 699 second and fourth grade students in Chapter 1 programs in Iowa. An introduction notes that the study was conducted to discover instructional characteristics that affect student…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Evaluation, Data Analysis, Elementary Education
Hotard, Stephen R.; Cortez, Marion J. – 1988
Computer-assisted instruction together with remedial reading classrooms for reading and regular classrooms for math has produced significant remedial gains in Chapter I students in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana--gains which are above the national average for Chapter I. The computer provides a vehicle for daily drill at each child's level which adds…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement
Kirshstein, Rita J. – 1987
In the Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland the Chapter 1 program is atypical in that the mainstream model is used. Students remain in their classrooms for Chapter 1 instruction, which they receive along with regular instruction. This model is increasingly recognized by other districts as an alternative to the more widely used pull-out…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Cohort Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education
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