ERIC Number: ED167327
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation Analysis Report for the Arizona Migrant Child Education Program 1977-1978.
Davis, Benjamin G.
During the 1977-78 school year the Arizona Migrant Child Education Program served over 8,000 migrant students, 80% of which were in grades 1 through 8. Academic, health and nutritional services were among those provided with academic services featuring special instruction in reading skills, oral language and computational skill development. During the regular school year the program employed 355 full time staff; 368 were employed during the summer session. Training activities were provided at all levels of program operation to all types of staff persons. Activities included 368 instructional services workshops and 124 Migrant Student Record Transfer System workshops. In addition to discussing the students served, services provided, and staff involved, this document describes the program coordination, parental involvement, and information dissemination to parents, school personnel, the community, the State Department of Education, and other agencies. It lists exemplary project features, assesses quantitative and qualitative program impacts, and makes program comparisons. Also included are the Arizona Migrant Child Education Laboratory final report and the Migrant Child Teacher and Teacher Aide Institute's report. Also given are recommendations for improving the program, i.e., continued emphasis on parental involvement, development of a secondary student credit exchange, and increased recruitment of preschool, kindergarten and secondary students. (DS)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Ancillary Services, Annual Reports, Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Demonstration Programs, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Information Dissemination, Migrant Education, Parent Participation, Program Content, Program Evaluation, Program Validation, Services, Staff Development, State Programs, Summer Programs, Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: Lewis (D. A.) Associates, Inc., Clinton, MD.
Note: Related document is ED 147 057