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ERIC Number: ED017559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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KENTUCKY EVALUATION OF TITLE I PROJECTS, 1966.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
THE FIRST SECTION OF THIS EVALUATION REPORT PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING PROJECT ACTIVITIES--(1) OPERATION AND SERVICES, (2) DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION, (3) EVALUATION, (4) MAJOR PROBLEMS, (5) IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 205 OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT, (6) COORDINATION WITH COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS, (7) INTERRELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER TITLES OF THE ACT, (8) COOPERATIVE PROJECTS BETWEEN LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND (9) NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PARTICIPATION. THE SECOND SECTION DESCRIBES THE PROBLEMS OF THE LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES, THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN, FUNDED ACTIVITIES, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, AND EFFECTIVE ACTIVITIES AND METHODS. IT ALSO PROVIDES STATISTICAL DATA ON PUPIL ENROLLMENT AND EXPENDITURES. THE FINAL SECTION CONSISTS OF TABULAR DATA ON THE FREQUENCY OF THE USE OF PARTICULAR MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS, PUPILS' WITHDRAWAL FROM THE PROJECTS, AND THE HIGHER EDUCATION OF PROJECT PARTICIPANTS. ADDITIONAL DATA IS PRESENTED ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE TITLE I AS MEASURED BY STANDARDIZED ACHIEVEMENT TESTS AND ON THE DEGREE OF PROGRESS MADE AT EACH SCHOOL LEVEL. READING PROGRAMS WERE THE MOST PREVALENT TITLE I ACTIVITY, BUT PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH, LANGUAGE ARTS, AND MATHEMATICS PROGRAMS WERE ALSO COMMON. OF THE 170 INSERVICE PROGRAMS WHICH WERE REPORTED, 132 WERE FOUND TO BE SUBSTANTIALLY BENEFICIAL. THE 167 SUMMER PROGRAMS HELPED STUDENTS TO MAKE SOME ACADEMIC PROGRESS. PROGRAMS OPERATING DURING THE REGULAR SCHOOL YEAR REPORTED VERY LITTLE PROGRESS. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; KENTUCKY