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West, Carol Ann – 1986
This compendium provides secondary school teachers, administrators, and Chapter 1 directors with descriptions of effective practices in Chapter 1 programs. The focus is on managerial and instructional strategies that promote success for poor and/or educationally disadvantaged students. The compendium is divided into five chapters: an introduction…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Programs
Yap, Kim Onn – 1986
Program improvement activities can be classified into four categories based on the source of the impetus and the locus of the change agent: systematic, symbolic, opportunistic, and pragmatic. This paper (1) describes the various approaches to implementing Chapter 1 program improvement activities at the state and local district levels in 13 western…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Consultants, Consultation Programs
Peterson, Paul E.; And Others – 1987
Over time, compensatory education has become an increasingly institutionalized and effective Federal program, characterized by the following: (1) cooperation; (2) mutual accommodation on the part of national, state, and local officials; (3) ready acquiescence to Federal guidelines at the state and local level; and (4) shared responsibility among…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged
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
Gallagher, Karen S. – 1985
This report evaluates the Chapter 1 Program in Community High School District #218 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It covers the following four areas: description of the program, comparison between sites, program conformity with stated goals, and assessment of impact on students. The evaluators found much variation between sites. The mathematics program is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Delivery Systems, Educationally Disadvantaged, English Instruction
Ediger, Marlow – 1999
Describing Reading Recovery and Chapter I as two programs that emphasize a one-on-one approach in assisting pupils in learning to read, this paper considers advantages and aspects of these programs. It gives 10 reasons for stressing a single teacher assisting one pupil in learning to read and proposes how these programs may be incorporated into…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Group Instruction, Individual Instruction, Primary Education
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1991
During the first half of the 1990-91 school year, 446 children were served by the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district. A process evaluation was conducted to monitor the program and assess whether it was being implemented as planned. This year, the process evaluation consisted of half-day classroom…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
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
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1992
By December of the 1992-93 school year, 433 children were being served by the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district. A process evaluation was conducted to monitor the program and assess whether the program was being implemented as planned. The process evaluation consisted of a half-day classroom observation in…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1992
By January of the 1991-92 school year, 428 children were being served by the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district. A process evaluation was conducted to monitor the program and assess whether the program was being implemented as planned. The process evaluation for this year consisted of a half-day classroom…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1993
This report documents the activities undertaken to evaluate the federally sponsored prekindergarten program for educationally disadvantaged preschoolers conducted by the Saginaw, Michigan school district. This program, funded by Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, was serving 502 children at the beginning of the 1993…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Educationally Disadvantaged, Federal Programs
Guerrero, Frank; And Others – 1990
The Chapter 1 Developer/Demonstration Program, Learning to Read Through the Arts (LTRTA), offers intensive reading and reading-oriented arts instruction to Chapter 1-eligible students. During the 1988-89 school year, the program served 100 ungraded special education students and 716 general education and limited English proficient (LEP) students…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education, Limited English Speaking
Brown, Minnette I. – 1990
This study investigated the effects of story mapping on reading comprehension. Subjects, 20 second-grade students of below-average reading achievement, were presented over a 10-week period with activities in story mapping utilizing a variety of story map frames. The Metropolitan Achievement Test was administered as a pre- and posttest. Results…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Grade 2, Primary Education, Reading Attitudes
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)
Hayes, Mary E. – 1996
A study investigated transition to the location of remedial instruction, repeated use of drills, and regular class management activities as they occurred in the Accelerated Literacy Learning (ALL) model, an early intervention program for at-risk students. Qualitative and quantitative investigation of the small-group, second-grade, in-class ALL…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
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