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Yagi, Kan; Kushman, James W. – 1988
Students in the Portland (Oregon) Public Schools' Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 program made greater achievement gains while in the program than when they were not, and those gains are probably attributable to the extent that Chapter 1 students engage in positive behaviors rather than to the curricular quality of the programs.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills
Adams, Becky J. – 1991
Prairie-Hills Junior High School, located in a suburban school district 25 miles south of Chicago, has a Chapter 1 replacement language arts model that is remedial focusing on spelling, grammar and writing skills. In the classroom there is lots of interaction, lots of oral reading, discussing, and deciding. Students in the Chapter 1 program follow…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Junior High Schools, Language Arts
Shaughnessy, Joan; And Others – 1991
A workshop designed to present teachers and administrators with information on assessment issues and instruments related to developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood classrooms is presented in this guide for trainers. The workshop is process-oriented, meaning that participants will be engaged in activities that require them to…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1994
The school district in Saginaw (Michigan) operates a supplemental-education delivery system in reading and mathematics that consists of elementary and secondary compensatory education. The elementary program is both a push-in and pull-out program that serves 1,819 students in grades one through five. The secondary program is a self-contained…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Davis, Walter E. – 1983
This document summarizes the criteria for Chapter 1 eligibility, discusses a step-by-step selection procedure, used in the Austin Independent School District, explains the laws and regulations concerning how students are to be selected, emphasizes that special testing should be administered to students whose scores are clearly discrepant from…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Education, Eligibility, School Districts
Yunginger-Gehman, Julianne – 1991
A pilot project in Eastern Lancaster County School District, Pennsylvania, will use portfolio assessment in a Chapter 1 program. Based on test data and the input of classroom teachers, Chapter 1 tutors and classroom teachers will collaborate to identify two or three goals for each individual student, who will be asked to commit to them and add one…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Portfolios (Background Materials), Primary Education, Program Descriptions
Passow, A. Harry – 1989
This document reviews the history of compensatory education programs under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (Chapter 1), assesses the programs' current status, and speculates on their future paths. Part 1 is a historical review of compensatory education, identifying strategies, programs and services provided, ways it has been…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1989
The 15-minute video program and related activities contained in this resource guide are designed to assist Chapter 1 administrators and teachers in coordinating instructional services so that all Chapter 1 students will be able to achieve success in the regular classroom. Sections of the resource guide include: (1) "Content Overview";…
Descriptors: Coordination, Elementary Education, High Risk Students, Inservice Teacher Education
Rowan, Brian; Guthrie, Larry F. – 1990
This document comprises a study of compensatory education programs at the classroom level in 24 schools in 6 states. funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. The following issues were investigated: (1) instructional effectiveness; (2) the effect of local service delivery design on instructional quality; and (3)…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Problems, Educational Quality
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Hoover, H. D. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1988
Developmental standard score scales produce unrealistic expectations for growth of low-achieving students only if the low-achieving students are tested in an inappropriate way. Examples illustrate the unrealistic nature of such score scales when applied to the testing of learning disabled and Chapter One students. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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
Leitner, David; Ingebo, George – 1983
Prescription Learning is a multi-media diagnostic prescriptive program providing individualized instruction using six instructional strategies. Nine elementary schools and four middle schools in the Portland Public School District used Prescriptive Learning to provide supplemental reading and math instruction to low-performing students. Selected…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Computer Assisted Instruction, Diagnostic Teaching
May, Carolyn S.; Farha, Jacquelyn L. – 1989
The early intervention strategies of the Wichita (Kansas) Public Schools Education Consolidation and Improvement Act Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program made a difference in the later academic achievement of participants. The Prekindergarten program serves educationally and developmentally disadvantaged 3- and 4-year olds residing in low-income…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Developmental Disabilities
Gamse, Beth; Moss, Marc – 1993
Using data from a national study of Chapter 1 implementation, this study describes the Chapter 1 teaching force. Over the 1991-92 school year, surveys were completed by a nationally representative sample of Chapter 1 teachers and aides, and regular classroom teachers in elementary schools, middle schools, and secondary schools. This study focuses…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Quality, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education
Kushmuk, James – 1986
This report describes a research effort and some preliminary findings on effective school practices as they apply to the Portland (Oregon) Public Schools' Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) Chapter 1 program, which is a supplementary basic skills instructional program for low-achieving students. Nearly 60 hours of unsystematic…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Techniques, Educational Environment, Educational Practices
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