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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
McKinley, DonnaIrene – 1992
This paper describes a pilot project designed to facilitate coordination among Chapter 1, Pennsylvania Special Education, and Pennsylvania Regular Education services, with the goal of providing a more integrated support system for students. The project, named C.H.A.P. (for Chapter 1 Special Education Helping At-risk Programs), served 282 educators…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Education
Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc., Jacksonville, FL. – 1986
The Danville, Illinois, District #118 Chapter 1 program is described in terms of: (1) district information; (2) program and project information; (3) goals and objectives; (4) coordination with regular and special school programs; (5) parent and community involvement; (6) professional development and training; (7) leadership; (8) instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Exceptional Persons
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
Bellingham Public Schools, WA. – 1985
The Bellingham, Washington, Public Schools K-8 Chapter 1 Reading Program attempts to develop an enthusiastic and growing interest in reading, and to help each child work toward his or her potential through effective reading. The program is described in terms of the following: (1) district information; (2) program and project information; (3) goals…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
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
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
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
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
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
Ford, Michael P. – 1990
A graduate reading course provided students a hands-on experience in using dialog journals with elementary school children to illustrate the value of integrating writing opportunities into reading programs. Every week of the semester reading methods students read, responded, and returned the journals to the cooperating elementary classes. Only…
Descriptors: Dialog Journals, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Interschool Communication
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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