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ERIC Number: ED015222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec-7
Pages: 55
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE EVALUATION REPORT--TITLE I, ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT.
BURNS, THOMAS J.
THE FIRST PART OF THIS REPORT IS A DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF THE 1965 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT TITLE I PROJECTS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE. THE ACTIVITIES OF 100 PERCENT OF THE PROJECTS ARE REPORTED. INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROJECTS WAS EXCHANGED AMONG LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND VISITS TO COMPARABLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN OTHER NEW ENGLAND STATES ARE BEING PLANNED. THERE ARE ALSO PLANS TO PRODUCE SIX TO 12 TELEVISION PROGRAMS ABOUT TITLE I PROJECTS. THE INDEPENDENT NEW ENGLAND EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT PROJECT HELPED TO SURVEY THE STATUS OF TEACHER AIDES IN THE NEW ENGLAND SCHOOLS AND TO DEVELOP A GUIDEBOOK FOR CHOOSING EFFECTIVE EVALUATION INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS. THE MAJOR PROBLEMS OF THE PROJECTS WERE LACK OF STAFF TO REVIEW PROPOSAL AND MISCONCEPTIONS ON THE LOCAL LEVEL ABOUT THE PURPOSES AND SCOPE OF THE PROJECTS AND ABOUT WHICH AGENCY CONTROLLED FUNDS. ALSO NEED WAS FELT FOR GREATER EXPERTISE AND SENSITIVITY ON THE PART OF EDUCATORS IN INTERPRETING TEST RESULTS. TITLE I PROJECTS WERE WELL COORDINATED WITH COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS AFTER AN INITIAL FAILURE OF COMMUNICATION. THE COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS SECTION OF THE REPORT OFFERS DATA ON ALLOCATION DISTRIBUTION, ENROLLMENT, PROJECT AREAS, FUNDED ACTIVITIES, INNOVATIVE PROJECTS, WAYS OF INCREASING STAFF, AND MOST COMMONLY USED MEASURING INSTRUMENTS. A CHART ANALYZES EFFECTIVE ACTIVITIES AND METHODS BY GRADE LEVELS. THERE IS AN EXTENSIVE SECTION OF TABULAR DATA. (NH)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Hampshire State Dept. of Education, Concord.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; NEW HAMPSHIRE