ERIC Number: ED186549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep-28
Reference Count: 0
ESEA Title I and Impact Aid. Final Evaluation Report, 1978-79.
Through the Title I/Impact Aid programs, special reading and math services were provided for 2,385 students in grades one through nine. Three levels of the Metropolitan Achievement Tests were used as objective pre and post test measures. Pupil activities in reading varied according to diagnosed needs, grade level, and demonstrated task mastery. Cognitive tasks engaged in included perceptual training, auditory discrimination, vocabulary development, word analysis, reading comprehension, study and test taking skills, and leisure reading. Reading program evaluation indicated that third through ninth graders achieved 6-12 month gains in reading achievement grade equivalent scores. First and second grade students demonstrated a mean gain of six months. The Diagnostic Prescriptive Arithmetic program was utilized in math labs in conjunction with the Individualized Math System, teacher made materials, and instructional games. Evaluation of the math component showed mean grade equivalent gains of six months to one year. Data tables are included. (MK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community School District 28, Queens, NY.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Impact Aid; New York (Queens)