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Wong, Kenneth K.; And Others – 1996
This report examines variations in school and classroom attributes that were associated with improved student achievement outcomes. Of particular interest were those attributes of Chapter 1 and regular school programs that contributed to improved outcomes for educationally at-risk students. A secondary focus was to measure the relationships…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Categorical Aid, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services. – 1987
This process evaluation focused on the compensatory education delivery system in reading and mathematics in the Saginaw (Michigan) School District, which consists of three programs: (1) an elementary academic achievement program that involved 2,105 students, who were taken out of regular classrooms; (2) a secondary academic achievement program…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Murray, Stephen L. – 1986
Practical and technical advice is provided for staff responsible for planning evaluations of Educational Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) Chapter 1 migrant programs at the state level. The report is limited to evaluating achievement gains in basic skills; this is, however, acknowledged as only one facet of a comprehensive migrant program…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods
Kushmuk, James – 1985
Prescription Learning is a multimedia diagnostic prescriptive program providing individualized instruction coordinated by Prescription Learning Corporation. One high school, nine elementary schools, and four middle schools provided this supplemental reading and mathematics instruction to students covered by the provisions of Chapter 1 of the…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
Johns, Jennifer S.; Panofsky, Carolyn – 1987
The evaluation of the Albuquerque Public Schools' 1985-86 Homestart Program, funded by Chapter 1 of the Evaluation Consolidation Improvement Act, employed surveys and interviews to address the impact of the programs on the home environment and on the child's experience in school. Data were gathered from Chapter 1 Cognitive Language Development…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Competence, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
During the first half of the 1988-89 school year, the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten Program of the School District of the City of Saginaw, Michigan, screened 488 children and served 446. Process evaluation data on cognitive, psychomotor, parent participation, education, language development, and scheduling activities in 13 classrooms revealed that:…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Cognitive Development, Formative Evaluation, Language Acquisition
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. Parent Involvement Center. – 1990
This guide aids Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center staff in conducting a brief (70-minute) workshop on parent participation in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidaton Improvement Act. The goal is to clarify the attitudes and perceptions that are needed to expand or improve an existing Chapter 1…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Leaders Guides, Parent Attitudes
Schweiker, Karyn E.; Barksdale-Ladd, Mary Alice – 1992
Factors that influenced teachers to become reformers, reviewers, or resistors to whole language were investigated with specific examination of school culture. In this study three transitioning school sites were selected on the basis of their similarity in staffing and student size. Participants from each school involved three to four classroom…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Conventional Instruction, Educational Change
Yagi, Kan – 1990
The purpose of the Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education Program in Portland Public Schools is to provide disadvantaged children the experiences needed to ameliorate the disadvantages resulting from their circumstances. This evaluation report of the 1989-90 school year concludes the program's 18th year of operation. The preschool program consisted…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Interpersonal Competence
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. – 1988
The State of Ohio has been offering successful supplementary programs in the basic skills under the Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 for over 20 years. Almost all Ohio school districts provide Chapter 1 services. An average of 140,000 children have been served over the past five years. Most are from migrant and other low income…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged
Yagi, Kan – 1985
The Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education (Preschool) Program in The Portland Public Schools (Oregon) provides educationally disadvantaged children with the experiences needed to ameliorate the disadvantages as they enter kindergarten. This year-end evaluation report contains both the statistical report forms with student test results and a…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
Himley, Oliver T.; And Others – 1986
Part of an investigation of the effectiveness of Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) Chapter 1 reading programs, this document reports on a study of 699 second and fourth grade students in Chapter 1 programs in Iowa. An introduction notes that the study was conducted to discover instructional characteristics that affect student…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Evaluation, Data Analysis, Elementary Education
McGrady, Donna S. – 1984
Subjects in this study were 69 fourth-grade students enrolled in a Chapter 1 program who received low scores on a standardized reading comprehension test in the spring of 1982. One group (n=35) received 15 minutes of programed reading tutoring each day throughout the 1982-1983 school year as a supplement to classroom instruction. The Houghton…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Programed Instructional Materials
Hotard, Stephen R.; Cortez, Marion J. – 1988
Computer-assisted instruction together with remedial reading classrooms for reading and regular classrooms for math has produced significant remedial gains in Chapter I students in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana--gains which are above the national average for Chapter I. The computer provides a vehicle for daily drill at each child's level which adds…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement
Ascher, Carol – 1988
Researchers and educators have begun to question whether Chapter 1 pull-out programs are the most effective method of delivering extra help to the students who need it. Pull-out programs are still the predominating type, but may be declining in popularity as in-class programs gain favor. This document summarizes a variety of program designs which…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Strategies, Educationally Disadvantaged
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