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Birman, Beatrice F. – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1988
A recent analysis of the Chapter 1 program shows that it facilitates achievement. However, it does not move students substantially toward the achievement levels of advantaged students, and the gains do not persist after students leave the program. Six findings are presented along with recommendations for improving the programs. (VM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Rosenberg, Bella – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1988
Chapter 1 programs have been successful, but improvements are still needed. Eligibility requirements should be expanded, and resources should be targeted differently. The gap between disadvantaged students and others remains wide, targeted students are missing part of their regular course of instruction, and achievement gains are not sustained.…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged, Instruction