ERIC Number: ED024843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Nov-15
Reference Count: 0
Analysis and Evaluation of 137 ESEA Title III Planning and Operational Grants.
Fairfax County Schools, Baileys Crossroads, VA. Center for Effecting Educational Change.
The general objectives of this study were to determine the overall influence and impact on education of a sample of terminated ESEA Title III Operational and Planning Grants. The five major areas in the evaluation instrument included: characteristics, project accomplishments, provisions for continuation, project design, and final appraisals. The sample consisted of 94 terminated planning grants and 43 terminated operational grants. The instrument developed for analysis of the reports covered five major areas and several related categories. In addition, the terminated planning grants were analyzed through use of an addendum covering the three specific areas of needs assessment, program development, and possibilities of converting the planning grant into an operational grant. The instr"ments provided 111 individual checklist opportunities for responses, plus 49 items in the addendum that were applicable only to planning grants. The -ANALYSIS CONSISTED, IN THE FIRST INSTANCE, OF IDENTIFYING TERMINATED PLANNING AND OPERATIONAL GRANTS AND SEPARATING THEM FROM OTHER TYPES OF GRANTS. Analysis was accomplished by application of the guidelines instrument. Following the completion of the 94 planning and 43 operational grants, various statistical summaries were compiled. (JL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Schools, Baileys Crossroads, VA. Center for Effecting Educational Change.
Identifiers: PACE; Projects to Advance Creativity in Education
Note: Report Number 4 of The Second National Study of PACE.