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Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
This document is a process evaluation of the Academic Achievement (A2) program, a compensatory education reading and mathematics program in Saginaw (Michigan) funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 and Article 3 of the Michigan State School Aid Act. Information was gathered from questionnaires…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Formative Evaluation, Grade 1
King, Fredrick; Sommer, Andrew – 1990
The goals for a Chapter 1 program are to help children succeed in the regular program, attain grade level proficiency, and improve achievement. Students have attained these goals in both pull-out and in-class programs. Most research suggests that the model used is not as important as the degree of coordination between the Chapter 1 and the regular…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Class Size, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis
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
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
Albrecht, Ann M. – 1985
The chapter 1 project is a remedial reading program aimed at helping children achieve at a faster rate than those with only regular instruction. This report begins by outlining attributes for success which are as follows: (1) clear goals and objectives; (2) coordination with regular school programs; (3) parent/community involvement; (4)…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, Parent Participation
Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL. – 1986
The Orange County, Florida, public schools have developed a Chapter 1 program of individualized learning for reading and mathematics underachievers in grades 1, 2, and 4. The program is described in terms of the following: (1) district information; (2) program and project information; (3) goals and objectives; (4) coordination with regular and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Language Acquisition
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
Petro, Janice Rose; And Others – 1994
An overview is provided of Colorado's participation in Chapter 1, the largest federally funded program designed to provide services to elementary and secondary students. Chapter 1 provides financial assistance to state and local education agencies to meet the special needs of educationally deprived children who reside in areas with high…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Mei, Dolores M.; Dworkowitz, Barbara – 1990
This report evaluates the use of instructional models in eight New York City high school remediation programs funded in 1988/89 by Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act and the Pupils with Compensatory Educational Needs (PCEN) program. It found that teaching strategies within each of the models were surprisingly similar. The…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, English (Second Language)
Hayes, Mary E. – 1996
A study investigated transition to the location of remedial instruction, repeated use of drills, and regular class management activities as they occurred in the Accelerated Literacy Learning (ALL) model, an early intervention program for at-risk students. Qualitative and quantitative investigation of the small-group, second-grade, in-class ALL…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Guthrie, Larry F. – 1989
The single greatest issue facing American education today is how to improve the education of low achievers and other students at risk of school failure. Currently, elementary school students who have fallen behind academically are placed into special classes designed to eliminate those deficiencies. Students meet in a small group with either a…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Plumb, Geri; Burrow, Dee – 1986
This report describes and evaluates the Boise (Idaho) School District's operation of a Chapter 1 Project, the Elementary Structured Tutoring Program. The project provides tutoring in reading and mathematics skills to educationally deprived students in grades 2-6. Tutors are either paraprofessional adults or supervised students (grades 4-6) who…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Bell, Nathan – 1986
About 60 percent of Binghamton's pupil population come from low income families; close to 1,000 pupils are provided remediation under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. This program provides educationally and economically needy people with ways to succeed. The program's attributes for success are as follow: (1) clear…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Allington, Richard L.; McGill-Franzen, Anne – 1988
Examining efforts to provide both remedial and special education programs through Chapter 1 of the Educational Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1980 (ECIA), a study considered two broad areas which influence the quality of remedial instruction offered in schools: (1) aspects of district-level organizational policies and how they influence…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Education
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
The Chapter 1 program provides aid to local education agencies (LEAs) for the education of disadvantaged children. This review of background and issues involved in the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers funding and participation trends, features of the program, selection for participation, fiscal issues, and program improvement. A key concern is…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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