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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
Arnson, Beth; Trauba, Bonita – 1986
The Chapter 1 district program for Superior, Wisconsin, is described in terms of the following: (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)…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, High Risk Students, Kindergarten Children
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1990
The "Clipboard Connection" is a methodology to facilitate the rapid circulation of relevant pre-existing materials from Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Centers (TACs) to their clients, teachers of educationally disadvantaged children in resource centers. Each "Clipboard Connection" consists of a lead sheet summarizing the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Harris, Carolyn DeMeyer; And Others – 1985
Dolphin is a computer-assisted instruction system used to teach and reinforce skills in reading, language arts, and mathematics. An evaluation of this system was conducted to provide information to TSC Division of Houghton Mifflin regarding its effectiveness and possible modifications to the system. The general design of the evaluation was to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Measures, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction
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
Alexander, Dorothy L.; And Others – 1987
This volume is a collection of profiles of 130 outstanding Chapter 1 programs across the United States. All of the programs have been given special recognition by the United States Department of Education because they have been unusually successful in meeting the needs of disadvantaged students. The criteria used for judging the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement, Educationally 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
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Levine, Daniel U.; And Others – Educational Leadership, 1987
The Project Alternative Rooms (PARs) in Kansas City is a modified Chapter 1 program in which students receive instruction in self-contained double-staffed classrooms rather than being "pulled out" of regular classrooms. Includes a table. (MD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students
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
Jay, E. Deborah; Shields, Patrick M. – 1987
This report focuses on the involvement of parents in local projects funded under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. It researches the kind and extent of involvement, the impact of state and local factors on it, and the effect of the change from Title I to Chapter…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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
Lafayette School Corp., IN. – 1986
The Kindergarten Intensified Development System (KIDS) Chapter I program of the Lafayette, Indiana, School Corporation is described in terms of the following: (1) district information; (2) state agency program information; (3) project information including staff degrees and experience, education needs, student selection, and participating schools;…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Exceptional Persons, High Risk Students
Godt, Pamela Terry; And Others – 1991
This document is the first volume of a three-volume set comprising a workshop leader's guide designed to help in-service providers conduct workshops on early childhood education for teachers, administrators, and others associated with Chapter 1 programs. The guide contains step-by-step procedures for preparing, organizing, and presenting a…
Descriptors: Administrators, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Research
Petro, Janice Rose; And Others – 1996
This report explores the efforts of the Colorado Department of Education in its Chapter 1 programs in 1994. Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is the largest federally funded program designed to provide services to elementary and secondary school students. Chapter 1 provides financial assistance to meet the special educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
During the first half of the 1989-90 school year, the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district screened 421 children and served 377. Process evaluation activities consisted of an on-site, half-day classroom observation of each of the 13 prekindergarten teachers' classrooms. The observation instrument focused on…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
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