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Broikou, Kathleen A.; And Others – 1987
A study explored the design and delivery of Chapter 1 instructional services for eligible non-public school students during the 1985-1986 school year--the first year following the Aguilar vs. Felton ruling. Compensatory education programs have been driven by numerous policies implemented to ensure compliance with regulations that have often…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Douthitt, Frieda – 1985
Since 1965, first through Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and now through Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, funds have been allocated to supplement regular classroom instruction for children achieving below grade level. Together, Title I and Chapter 1 form a 20-year continuum of a concentrated,…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Individualized Instruction, Mathematical Enrichment
Gaffney, Michael J. – 1986
The papers presented at this conference review current research on effective educational practices for low-achieving students and identify those that might be applied to programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981. This report is a reaction to three papers which were presented at the final session of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Planning
Christner, Catherine A. – 1987
In an effort to determine if achievement gains of low-achieving Chapter 1 students could be bettered, the Austin Independent School District implemented Chapter 1 Schoolwide Projects (SWP) in two schools to reduce class size to 15 pupils per teacher. SWP teachers functioned as regular classroom teachers with students of mixed achievement. Chapter…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Class Size, Comparative Analysis, Costs
Tompkins, John F. – 1986
This report describes an evaluation of the Chapter 1 Mathematics Program for 1,008 students in grades 1 through 8 in the Des Moines (Iowa) Independent Community School District. Four comments summarize results of the evaluation: students in grades 2-8 surpassed the criterion for gains in the total mathematics score on the Iowa Tests of Basic…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Behavioral Objectives, Budgets, 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 Spring Garden Elementary School…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the school district in 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 Taylor Elementary School (currently…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
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Seawell, Jane R.; Ross, Geraldine A. – 1992
The purpose of this study of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Chapter 1 Preschool Program was to document the program's effects and to make a start at determining whether the program prevents later school problems. It was hypothesized: (1) that former preschool program members would have significantly better language development than eligible students…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Early Intervention, Followup Studies, Grade 1
Coppola, Mary Allison – 1991
This study was conducted to identify a difference between preschool teachers' and school-based administrators' perceptions of critical issues and the numerical ranking assigned to those issues in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' (North Carolina) Chapter 1 Preschool Program. The study tested three hypotheses, and sought to ascertain what teachers…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Attitudes
Chamberlain, Ed – 1993
The Neglected or Delinquent (N or D) Program of the Columbus (Ohio) public schools is designed to provide classroom and tutorial services in the area of language development for pupils served in Chapter 1 eligible facilities for the neglected or delinquent. In the 1991-92 school year, there was one full-time N or D teacher and 16 part-time tutors…
Descriptors: Child Neglect, Compensatory Education, Delinquency, Disadvantaged Youth
Gastright, Joseph F. – 1985
This descriptive study investigates the variability in the curriculum pacing decisions of classroom teachers. The effects on the reading achievement and performance gains of first and second grade students in a compensatory education program program are examined. Data were collected from: (1) the Metropolitan Readiness Test results used to select…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basal Reading, Cohort Analysis
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Gitelman, Honre Frank – Reading Teacher, 1990
Describes how to use wordless picture books to encourage development of reading skills of Chapter One remedial reading students. (MG)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Grade 1, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials
Lore, Rosemary; Chamberlain, Ed – 1989
Intended to improve language and reading skills of selected underachieving students, the 1988-89 Compensatory Language Experiences and Reading Program (CLEAR) of the Columbus, Ohio, public schools served 4,902 pupils in grades 1-8 in 102 schools. The program featured individual and small group instruction arranged according to pupil needs, as well…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education
Lore, Rosemary; Chamberlain, Ed – 1992
The Chapter 1 Reading Program of the Columbus, Ohio public schools provided assistance to selected underachieving students in grades one through eight in order that they might attain more fully their potential for and improvement of language and skills. The program featured small group instruction arranged according to pupil needs. The program…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Family Involvement, High Risk Students
Pollock, John S. – 1992
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 five schools located throughout the Columbus, Ohio public school district. The program featured group instruction (with many of the activities modelled after the…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Intervention, Emergent Literacy, Grade 1
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