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Buttram, Joan L.; And Others – 1992
This study examined and assessed teachers' and students' use of and reactions to the Heartwood Program, a multicultural, literature-based curriculum designed to promote elementary students' ethical understanding of courage, loyalty, justice, respect, hope, honesty, and love. The Pennsylvania Department of Education Division of Federal Programs…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction, Minority Groups
Johnson, Jessie – 1992
The All-Day Kindergarten (ADK) Program was implemented in the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools in January 1972 to provide a full day of instruction to prepare underachieving kindergarten pupils for first grade. The ADK is an individualized, language-based program that reinforces the skills, concepts, and educational experiences taught in the regular…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children
Pollock, John S. – 1993
A study examined the effectiveness of the Chapter 1 Early Literacy Summer School program. The program provided additional reading instruction to underachieving first-grade pupils at six schools located throughout the Columbus, Ohio public school district. The program featured group instruction (with many of the activities modeled after the Reading…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Intervention, Emergent Literacy, Grade 1
Davis, Alan; Billig, Shelley H. – 1989
The internal consistency of the Self Assessment Instrument of Chapter 1 Program Quality (SAICPQ) was studied. This instrument is widely used to assess the implementation of exemplary practices in compensatory education. The SAICPQ is a self-report questionnaire consisting of 13 subscales representing correlates of achievement in studies of…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Construct Validity, Demonstration Programs, Educational Quality
Fitzgerald, Nicholas B.; Hunt, Rodney K. – 1985
Reductions in the funding of compensatory education along with observed discrepancies in per-pupil cost among equally effective schools created a compelling case for the study of the determinants of cost-effective Chapter 1 programs in the state of Minnesota. Cost-effectiveness (CE) indexes for Chapter 1 reading and math services reflected a ratio…
Descriptors: Class Size, Compensatory Education, Consolidated Schools, Cost Effectiveness
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of McMichael Elementary School (kindergarten through…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Sabin, Barbara J. – 1989
This paper explores the conflict between instruction that characterizes Chapter 1 programs (which appear to advocate segmentation, isolated skills instruction, and other curricular incongruencies with the core reading classroom) and instruction that results from whole language philosophy. The paper maintains that the conflict may be due to a…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Phonics, Reading Instruction
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Los Angeles Unified School District, CA. Research and Evaluation Branch. – 1986
This report describes the activities and research directions taken during the second year of an anticipated four-school-year study that attempts to identify effective instructional practices in Chapter 1 junior high schools in Los Angeles (California). The report is divided into four sections. Section 1 reviews the purposes of the study and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, English Instruction, Federal Programs, Instructional Materials
Logan, Sheril; And Others – 1991
Focusing on the change in instructional emphasis from remedial (re-teaching) to developmental (pre-teaching), this paper describes the Chapter 1 reading program in the Wichita (Kansas) Public Schools during the school years 1990-1991 and 1991-1992. This paper includes: diagrams describing the new agenda for an integrated language arts curriculum;…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Integrated Curriculum
Harpring, Sharon A. – 1985
Seven alternative approaches used by school districts dissatisfied with the Chapter 1 pullout model are described in this paper. The problems the districts encountered are discussed, and the viability of implementing similar programs in other districts is assessed. The seven programs include two replacement models, two aide-based delivery service…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Organization, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged
Johnson, Jessie – 1993
The All Day Kindergarten (ADK) Program was implemented in the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools in January 1972 to provide full-day instruction to prepare underachieving kindergarten pupils for first grade. The ADK is an individualized language-based program that reinforces skills, concepts, and educational experiences taught in regular kindergarten…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Inservice Teacher Education, Kindergarten
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1994
Holland House is a residential program for neglected and delinquent youth in Saginaw (Michigan). In 1993-94, the program received Education Consolidation and Improvement Act Chapter 1 funding that was used toward the purchase of materials and toward teacher and aide salaries for a reading skills tutorial program in a special classroom at a…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education
Eisenman, J. Gordon, Jr. – 1995
The Higher Order Thinking Skills Program (HOTS) is a computer-based program for teaching thinking skills developed by Stanley Pogrow at the University of Arizona. It is now used in over 800 U.S. schools. This study investigated the effects of the HOTS program versus the traditional Chapter 1 program on fourth and fifth grade students'…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum, Elementary School Students
Chamberlain, Ed – 1991
The Neglected or Delinquent Program (N or D) of the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools is designed to provide classrooms and tutorial services in language development for students served in facilities eligible for Chapter 1 aid for the neglected or delinquent. In the 1990-91 school year, one full-time N or D teacher and 12 part-time tutors served 153…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the Pennsylvania State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of Walton Elementary School (grades K…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
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