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Resnick, Lauren B.; And Others – 1991
Early results are reported for an effort to use a reasoning-based mathematics program in the primary classroom. In the preschool years, children develop knowledge about quantities of material, referred to as protoquantitative reasoning. Integrating counting with the protoquantitative schemas seems to occur as early as 4 years of age. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Classroom Techniques, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Mathematics
Winfield, Linda F.; And Others – 1992
This report describes a study of the planning, development, and implementation of the first 61 Chapter 1 schoolwide projects established in 1989 in the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) School District, and presents case studies of 6 of those schools. Schools in which 75 percent or more of the students are from low-income families can choose to spend…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Case Studies, Compensatory Education
Guthrie, Larry F. – 1989
The single greatest issue facing American education today is how to improve the education of low achievers and other students at risk of school failure. Currently, elementary school students who have fallen behind academically are placed into special classes designed to eliminate those deficiencies. Students meet in a small group with either a…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Calfee, Robert – 1986
This paper discusses the concept of literacy and proposes several theses with regard to the difficulty experienced by youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in acquiring literacy in present-day school environments. It recommends studies to explore the funding of programs designed to improve schools as educational organizations, rather than…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged, Economic Factors
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1986
In 1985-86, reading was identified as the supplemental instructional area of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools (APS) for funding under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act, Chapter 1. In all, 39 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, and 4 high schools in the APS qualified for Chapter 1 services; 4,317 elementary school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Development
Plumb, Geri; Burrow, Dee – 1986
This report describes and evaluates the Boise (Idaho) School District's operation of a Chapter 1 Project, the Elementary Structured Tutoring Program. The project provides tutoring in reading and mathematics skills to educationally deprived students in grades 2-6. Tutors are either paraprofessional adults or supervised students (grades 4-6) who…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
Bushner, Diane E. – 1982
The change from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation Act raises issues concerning reading programs covered by the act. The purpose of both laws is to meet the special needs of educationally deprived children. The laws are similar in that they (1) promote teacher and parent involvement; (2) contain…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1990
This hearing commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and more specifically of Title I of the Act, later continued through Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA). This legislation mandated Federal aid for the compensatory education of educationally…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1995
The school district of the City of Saginaw operates a supplemental educational delivery Chapter 1 system in reading and mathematics, the Elementary Compensatory Education (CE) program and the Secondary CE program. The elementary CE, a push-in program operating in the regular classroom and a pull-out program (periodically taking students out of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Bell, Nathan – 1986
About 60 percent of Binghamton's pupil population come from low income families; close to 1,000 pupils are provided remediation under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. This program provides educationally and economically needy people with ways to succeed. The program's attributes for success are as follow: (1) clear…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1992
In response to a request of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, the General Accounting Office (GAO) studied how school districts use funds for compensatory education under Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. To obtain this information, the GAO gathered Chapter 1 expenditures for the school…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educationally Disadvantaged
Ford, Michael P. – 1990
A graduate reading course provided students a hands-on experience in using dialog journals with elementary school children to illustrate the value of integrating writing opportunities into reading programs. Every week of the semester reading methods students read, responded, and returned the journals to the cooperating elementary classes. Only…
Descriptors: Dialog Journals, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Interschool Communication
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Policy Studies Associates, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This volume summarizes the third year of the 3-year Study of Chapter 1 Implementation and addresses how schools have responded to the changes in Chapter 1 created by the Hawkins-Stafford Amendments of 1988. Results are summarized of nationally representative surveys, collected during 1991-92 and the third year of Hawkins-Stafford implementation,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Allington, Richard L.; McGill-Franzen, Anne – 1988
Examining efforts to provide both remedial and special education programs through Chapter 1 of the Educational Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1980 (ECIA), a study considered two broad areas which influence the quality of remedial instruction offered in schools: (1) aspects of district-level organizational policies and how they influence…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Education
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
The Chapter 1 program provides aid to local education agencies (LEAs) for the education of disadvantaged children. This review of background and issues involved in the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers funding and participation trends, features of the program, selection for participation, fiscal issues, and program improvement. A key concern is…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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