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Ringenberg, Marie; Currie, Robin – Illinois Libraries, 1988
A program designed by the Palatine (Illinois) Public Library to help children reading below grade level included weekly storytimes in the classrooms, parent/child programs in the library, and cable television programs on storytelling and illiteracy. Increased attention spans, higher levels of cooperation, and more positive attitudes toward reading…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Elementary Education, Institutional Cooperation, Literacy
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1989
This document outlines practical considerations involved in planning schoolwide projects funded under Title I Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1975. A schoolwide project is a project conducted by a school district to upgrade the entire educational program of a school that has an enrollment of at least 75 percent low-income…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
Guthrie, John T.; And Others – 1994
A project designed and implemented a framework of conceptually oriented reading instruction to foster students' amount and breadth of reading, intrinsic motivations for reading, and strategies of search and comprehension. The framework emphasizes five phases of reading instruction in a content domain: observing and personalizing, searching and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Integrated Curriculum
Keltner, Marge; And Others – 1990
This guide has been prepared to assist Chapter 1 staff in planning and strengthening a successful home-school partnership. Ten basic essentials of successful program development are listed with supplementary detail: review public law, build a commitment, provide for coordination, assess needs and strengths, utilize available resources, plan,…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Family School Relationship, Guidelines, Parent Participation
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1993
A study described the 1992-93 Chapter 1 Children's Art Carnival (CAC) Chapter 1 Reading and Writing Program and assessed the effectiveness of its implementation. The program is an intensive holistic reading and reading-oriented arts program for Chapter 1-eligible students who have scored below the cutoff point in a standardized reading test or…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Doty, Jeanice J. – 1986
This practicum was designed to increase parental awareness of the importance of participation in a student's "daily" educational program. The specific goal of the practicum was to increase parent involvement in a first-grade Chapter 1 public school classroom program serving predominantly Hispanic American migrant children. It was…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Hispanic Americans
Hess, G. Alfred, Jr. – 1991
As a result of state legislators' conviction that Chapter 1 fund mismanagement by the Chicago Public Schools had led to yearly increases in administration size to the detriment of students' real needs, the Chicago School Reform Act of 1988 placed a cap on noninstructional expenses and a progressive cessation on state aid to the poverty impaction…
Descriptors: Administration, Budgets, Categorical Aid, Change Strategies
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Martinez, Miriam; Nash, Marcia F. – Language Arts, 1991
Comments on the value of literature in a literature-based Chapter 1 classroom, and suggests types of literature that have been successful in this type of reading program. Reviews 26 trade books which would be useful in Chapter 1 literature-based instruction. (MG)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials
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Winfield, Linda F. – Journal of Negro Education, 1993
Investigates the relationship between Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers' estimates of test content coverage (opportunity to learn) and mathematics achievement of 89 fourth graders (65% were African American and 35% were white) in Chapter 1 mathematics instruction. Results indicate the importance of measuring students' opportunity to learn…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Compensatory Education
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1985
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of phonemic segmentation and blending training on the word recognition performance of learning disabled readers; (2) a comparison of two remedial…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education
Fagan, Tom; Emge, Lou – 1990
This guide presents Federal requirements for statements of the desired outcomes of compensatory education programs. Local education authorities (LEAs) must state their goals for improving the educational opportunities of educationally deprived children so that they will succeed in the regular educational program of the LEA, attain grade-level…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educationally Disadvantaged
Riddle, Wayne – 1992
This review of the key issues likely to surround the reauthorization of Chapter 1 covers allocation formulas, selection of schools and students, fiscal issues, and accountability. As Chapter 1 is the largest federal elementary and secondary education program, with appropriations of over $6.1 billion in fiscal year 1993, a concern of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Admission Criteria, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. – 1990
The New York City high schools participating in the 1989/90 Peer Tutoring Program demonstrated excellent performance in reaching program objectives. The Peer Tutoring Program serves high school students who have failed to achieve specified levels of achievement in mathematics, reading/writing, or English as a Second Language. Higher-achieving…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Accountability and Assessment. – 1992
This paper describes: the development and implementation of Schoolwide Projects (SWPs) in the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania); evaluation models permitted by Chapter 1 regulation and policy; ways these models were used in Philadelphia and results that were obtained; and approaches that are sensitive to the effects of SWPs. The…
Descriptors: Accountability, Cohort Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Smith, Marcia A. – 1995
This study examines effective models for use of Chapter 1 funds. The interventions for Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act are examined for several Northern California Bay Area elementary schools. Ten teachers answered questions related to the current Chapter 1 program in effect at their school sites. Responses indicate that…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Uses in Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change
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