ERIC Number: ED058470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Feb-15
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of the Emergency School Assistance Program. Volume I: Summary. Final Report.
RMC Research Corp., Arlington, VA.
The Emergency School Assistance Program (ESAP) was developed as a Federal program to aid local education agencies (LEAs) in achieving and adjusting to recent racial desegregation of their public school systems. This is one of three volumes that constitute the final report of the evaluation of the ESAP. In Volume I, a summary of the overall study is presented. While briefly describing the technical approach and methods, this volume mainly presents and interrelates the findings of the survey of Phase I and the case studies of Phase II. The purpose of the evaluation was to: (1) Verify that ESAP project were being conducted and determine whether changes in objectives or activities occurred from original plans; (2) Assess the effectiveness of ESAP on the following bases: Has the ESAP accomplished its goals?; What has been the overall impact of ESAP at the school level?; What has been the differential impact produce by the various types of ESAP activities?; Have ESAP projects had a meaningful role in the desegregation process?; (3) Assess the effectiveness of local project management in contributing to successful operation of ESAP projects; and (4) Assess the utility of the technical assistance provided by Federal ESAP staff to local school districts. Conclusions and recommendations are given. (For related documents, see ED 058 471 and ED 058 472.) (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Program Planning and Evaluation (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: RMC Research Corp., Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Emergency School Aid Act 1972