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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
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
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
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
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
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
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 1990
Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 is the largest federally-funded program designed to provide services to educationally deprived elementary school and secondary school students who live in areas with a concentration of children from low income families. Annual needs assessment and evaluation are requirements of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Delinquency
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)
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
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
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1992
In response to a request of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, the General Accounting Office (GAO) studied how school districts use funds for compensatory education under Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. To obtain this information, the GAO gathered Chapter 1 expenditures for the school…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educationally Disadvantaged
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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
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1989
This document outlines practical considerations involved in planning schoolwide projects funded under Title I Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1975. A schoolwide project is a project conducted by a school district to upgrade the entire educational program of a school that has an enrollment of at least 75 percent low-income…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1990
The New York City high schools participating in the 1989/90 Peer Tutoring Program demonstrated excellent performance in reaching program objectives. The Peer Tutoring Program serves high school students who have failed to achieve specified levels of achievement in mathematics, reading/writing, or English as a Second Language. Higher-achieving…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention
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