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ERIC Number: ED013866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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VANGUARD OF EDUCATION IN TEXAS.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
THIS BRIEF REPORT SUMMARIZES THE ANNUAL EVALUATION REPORT (1966) OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT TITLE I PROJECTS IN 1,133 LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN TEXAS. IT BRIEFLY OUTLINES THE CRITERIA AND METHODS USED THROUGHOUT THE STATE TO IDENTIFY EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED YOUNGSTERS. IN GENERAL THE INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS CONCENTRATED ON IMPROVING BASIC SKILLS, ENRICHMENT, HEALTH AND WELFARE SERVICES, ATTITUDE CHANGE, TEACHER EDUCATION, GUIDANCE, ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS, AND PARENT INVOLVEMENT. MUCH OF THE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE OBJECTIVES IS SUMMARIZED IN TABLES, WHICH ALSO PROVIDE GENERAL STATISTICAL INFORMATION, AND DATA ON PROJECTS INVOLVING COOPERATION BETWEEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS, ON INNOVATIVE ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES, AND ON STAFF POSITIONS. STANDARDIZED ACHIEVEMENT TESTS WERE THE MAIN INSTRUMENTS USED TO MEASURE PROJECT EFFECTIVENESS. PARTICIPATING DISTRICTS REPORTED "SOME EVIDENCE" OF PUPIL GROWTH IN SEVERAL AREAS, THE GREATEST IN INCREASED INTEREST IN SCHOOL AND IMPROVED ATTITUDES. THE LEAST IMPROVEMENT WAS IN ORAL ENGLISH. THE MAJOR PROGRAM PROBLEM WAS LATE ARRIVAL OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; TEXAS