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Carlson, Elaine; O'Reilly, Fran E. – Remedial and Special Education, 1996
This article explores the possible integration of Title 1 compensatory education and special education programs which currently coexist in about 65% of all public elementary schools. Integration is often achieved through cooperative teaching or blended funding of staff salaries. Profiles of local efforts at program integration are provided.…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Fishbein, Ronald L.; Wilmer, Mary Ann – 1979
The differences between Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I program evaluation and minimum competency testing (MCT) are compared. Title I programs are characterized as follows: the objective is to supplement school experiences for economically educational programs emphasize reading and mathematics; supplementary instruction is provided by…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Differences
Slavin, Robert E. – 1999
While the majority of Title I funding should continue to support essential professional and paraprofessional staff in high-poverty schools, both existing and new Title I funds should increasingly support schools in adopting effective instructional programs and improving professional development. Children in Title I schools need 6 hours or more of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Models
Allington, Richard L. – 1993
The lion's share of funding made available under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was directed to schools that served large numbers of children from low-income families. In an attempt to quickly upgrade the quality of reading instruction in these schools, specialist teachers were hired to supplement the reading…
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
Eddy, Junius – 1981
This document presents an updated version of a publication that originally appeared in print in 1970. The original document raised a number of issues and questions which, despite notable advances, are still problematic. In this revision, marginal notes up-date the original text with information concerning subsequent efforts to address raised…
Descriptors: Art Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Passow, A. Harry – Education and Urban Society, 1991
Describes the accomplishments and shortcomings of educational reform movements from the early 1960s to the present. Concludes with priorities for curricular and instructional reform in urban schools that emphasize cognitive and developmental learning over fragmented and remedial learning. (CJS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
Stonehill, Robert M.; Groves, Curtis L. – 1980
Policies of the United States Office of Education (USOE) pertaining to the utility of Title I Evaluation and Reporting System (TIERS) are discussed, as well as the effect of clarification, expansion, or revision of these policies on procedures. In order to facilitate the implementation of the TIERS, USOE has initiated a system of regional…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Compensatory Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy
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
Perry, John D. – 1997
Despite over 30 years of work by the Migrant Education Program (MEP), rural migrant students may still be the most disadvantaged student population in the nation. Migrant youth problems include constant adjustment to a new environment, cultural differences, and lack of language skills. In defining these problems, this report looks at a typical…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Programs, Migrant Education
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Shanklin, Nancy Leavitt; Rhodes, Lynn K. – Educational Leadership, 1989
A university-school collaboration can effect change if teachers are given supportive environments and opportunities for frequent reflection and sharing of ideas on the teaching and learning of reading and writing. (Author/TE)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education
Higgins, James E.; And Others – 1982
This monograph contains seven articles which focus primarily on formative evaluation for the purpose of furthering the learning of pupils. The articles include: an overview of formative evaluation by Peggy Chnupa; a description of the use of measurement and evaluation as an early screening for entering school children, by Sherrel Marginet and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education
McAfee, Jackson K. – 1981
Educators considering adoption of policies regarding the promotion of students from one grade to the next must consider several factors, including acceptable levels of student progress toward terminal objectives, student developmental and cognitive abilities, community attitudes toward student retention, and the educational benefits of retention.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Grade Placement, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Nebgen, Mary K. – Educational Forum, 1979
Focusing on parental involvement in Title 1 programs for disadvantaged children, this article reviews the types of parent activities conducted, the amount of parental involvement, and the effects of such involvement. (LRA)
Descriptors: Activities, Classroom Observation Techniques, Disadvantaged Youth, Federal Programs
Clasby, Miriam – 1979
This report is a series of interviews with fifteen citizens experienced in school community relations at five different sites across the nation. A background section presents the rationale for and the design of these interviews and introduces the participants. The greater portion of the report presents a summary of and commentary on the interviews…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Citizen Participation, Community Action, Community Control