Education

Retrospective

February 19, 2003 1 min read

20 Years Ago ... FEB. 23, 1983

  • U.S. Department of Education officials urge Congress to revamp the Chapter 1 compensatory education program. Chapter 1 “cannot hope to enable students in high-poverty schools to meet the national [education] goals within any reasonable period if the program continues to do what it has been doing,” warns a department report two years in the making.