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ERIC Number: ED015229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 91
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE FIRST YEAR OF TITLE I, ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965. STATISTICAL REPORT.
HUGHES, JOHN F.
PRESENTED IS A STATISTICAL SUMMARY OF THE FIRST-YEAR ACTIVITIES OF PROJECTS FOR EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN FUNDED UNDER TITLE I OF THE 1965 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT. DETAILED TABULAR DATA ARE GIVEN FOR PROJECTS IN THE 50 STATES, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND THREE TERRITORIES. SELECTED DATA ARE INCLUDED FOR 32 LARGE CITIES. OF THE $1.19 BILLION FUNDED FOR TITLE I PROJECTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1966, $987.6 MILLION WAS EXPENDED. PROGRAMS FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN WHICH WERE OPERATED BY LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES (LEA) WERE ALLOCATED $1.16 BILLION, OF WHICH $970 MILLION WAS SPENT. PROGRAMS FOR HANDICAPPED CHILDREN WHICH WERE OPERATED BY STATE AGENCIES RECEIVED $15.9 MILLION AND SPENT ABOUT $11.2 MILLION. ABOUT $6.5 MILLION WAS SPENT OF THE $12.5 MILLION ALLOCATED FOR STATE ADMINISTRATION OF TITLE I PROJECTS. OF THE APPROXIMATELY 8.3 MILLION CHILDREN WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE FIRST-YEAR TITLE I PROJECTS, 60 PERCENT WERE ENROLLED IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND 6 PERCENT WERE NONPUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN. ABOUT 200,500 NEW TEACHING POSITIONS, TWO-THIRDS OF WHICH WERE FOR THE ELEMENTARY GRADES, WERE REQUIRED TO OPERATE TITLE I PROJECTS. IN ADDITION, ABOUT 181,200 OTHER STAFF POSITIONS WERE REQUIRED. A TOTAL OF 22,000 PROJECTS WERE OPERATED BY 17,500 SCHOOL DISTRICTS. ALMOST 70 PERCENT OF THESE PROJECTS HAD READING OR ENGLISH COMPONENTS. EXTENSIVE TABLES OFFER INFORMATION ABOUT EXPENDITURES, ENROLLMENT, AND STAFF IN THE VARIOUS PROGRAMS. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I