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Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1986
Student achievement of cognitive and psychomotor objectives was evaluated in Saginaw, Mighigan's prekindergarten program. During the 1985-86 year, 454 children participated, based on their Prekindergarten Readiness Screening Device scores. The half-day program was funded through Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Compensatory Education
Chapter 1 Rural Technical Assistance Center, Portland, OR. Region 6. – 1990
This manual is designed to assist paraprofessionals and teachers in forming a strong instructional team dedicated to helping Chapter 1 students succeed in the regular school program. Paraprofessionals often arrive in Chapter 1 classrooms with little or inadequate training. In addition, Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers working with teacher…
Descriptors: American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Limited English Speaking
Saurino, Dan R.; Saurino, Penelope L. – 1994
This case study provides a practical example of collaborative action research at work in a classroom setting, and illustrates how collaborative action research can be used to help teachers answer questions about their own practice and professional development. Following a review of the available research and historical foundations for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Action Research, Alternative Assessment, Case Studies
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1989
The School District of the City of Saginaw (Michigan) operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, Elementary and Secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to 2,613 students in grades 1 through 12. The goal of A2 was to improve the pupils'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1988
The School District of the City of Saginaw, Michigan operates a compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics consisting of two programs, elementary and secondary Academic Achievement (A2). The program was designed to provide direct instruction to some 2,613 students in grades one through nine. The goal of A2 was to improve the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students
Yagi, Kan – 1987
The Portland Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education Program is one of three arrangements in the district to offer education for preschool children. Together, the programs enrolled 1,500 students during 1986-87. Although there are some differences among programs, the one located at Kenton School is typical of most. It consists of 3 classrooms, each…
Descriptors: Art Education, Childrens Art, Educational Assessment, English Instruction
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1992
Effects of a restructured Chapter 1 program (RCP) on 45 first graders' literacy were examined. RCP students could read a primer fluently and performed better than comparison groups (students in the regular Chapter 1 program and classroom peers). Improvement was particularly apparent for those with the lowest initial readiness scores. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change
Allington, Richard L.; Johnston, Peter – 1986
Little coordination exists among the various federal, state, and local initiatives for educational intervention programs for specially targeted populations. This paper discusses issues involved in the development of coordinated educational programs for disadvantaged pupils, with particular reference to Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Guthrie, Larry F.; And Others – 1989
This guide is intended to help districts and schools think about how their programs for educationally deprived children are designed and how they can be improved. In view of new Chapter 1 legislation (P.L. 100-297), which places strong emphasis on program improvement to disadvantaged students, practitioners need to internalize elements of new…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Compliance (Legal), Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1990
This resource guide is to be used in coordination with a 15-minute video program and contains related activities designed to assist Chapter 1 programs in coordinating instructional services to students so that all Chapter 1 students will be able to achieve success in the program. The emphasis on coordinated instruction is a result of the new…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Instructional Improvement
Wheeler, M. Candace – 1988
A study investigated the learning styles of remedial students and the implications for computer-assisted instruction. The subjects were 31 sixth-grade Chapter 1 students from a middle school in Idaho who did not have learning disabilities nor were candidates for special education. The subjects were given the Reading Style Inventory (RSI). Results…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Education
Leidner, Henry Robert – 1991
This practicum was designed to use training to increase economically disadvantaged parents' participation in their children's academic learning. Objectives were that targeted, uninvolved parents would: (1) increase communication with their children's school; (2) increase their attendance at school functions involving parents; (3) increase their…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Sudzina, Mary R.; Foreman, Patricia A. – Ohio Reading Teacher, 1990
Studies children from three first grade Chapter 1 classrooms to determine whether the use of recorded books as a supplement to a basal reader program would make a significant difference between reading pretest and posttest scores. Finds that students' test scores in word attack skills, vocabulary, comprehension, and oral reading skills improved.…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Childrens Literature, Grade 1, Nonprint Media
Green, Robert L.; And Others – 1987
Key results and conclusions from the first year (1986-87) of the Detroit (Michigan) Effective Schools Project are presented. The project was designed to determine how low-achieving schools in Detroit can best be helped and to ascertain factors with greatest impact on retention and achievement. Focus is on assisting selected schools designated as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Educational Planning, Elementary Education
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Standerford, N. Suzanne – Reading Research and Instruction, 1993
Describes a restructured Chapter 1 program that provided supplemental support within the students' classrooms to raise expectations for Chapter 1 students' performance. Notes that expectations of teachers and students increased; portfolios of student work showed steady improvement in reading comprehension and writing ability; and standardized test…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
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