ERIC Number: ED200686
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
United States Federal Policies for Education for the Disadvantaged. Reviews of National Policies for Education.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
This report presents a review conducted by a multinational panel on educational policy in the United States. The report concentrates on compensatory programs in elementary and secondary education, with an emphasis on Title I programs. Topics covered include: (1) recent trends in American education; (2) the philosophy, operational design, and evaluation of Federal programs for the disadvantaged; (3) problems of program articulation; (4) the impact of compensatory education at the school level; (5) students' preparation for and transition to working life; and (6) the Federal role in educational funding. Also included is a record of a 1979 conference held to review the above mentioned issues. (APM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy, Educational Vouchers, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Nontraditional Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Design, Program Effectiveness, State Aid, Teacher Role, Testing, Youth Employment
OECD Publications and Information Center, Suite 1207, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20006 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Reports - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Basic Educational Opportunity Grants; Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Project Head Start; Talent Search; Teacher Corps; Upward Bound