ERIC Number: ED204058
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: 0
1980 State Evaluation Report. North Carolina Migrant Education.
In 1980, North Carolina's migrant education program adequately met legislative requirements and national program objectives; all local project evaluation reports indicated successful attainment of a majority of objectives. State priorities were met through implementation of approximately 60 projects conducted through local educational agencies. Program continuity was implemented through various strategies, including efforts to coordinate the North Carolina program with those in other states. Approximately 14,000 migrant students were served in more that 100 schools during the regular school term; 31 summer programs were offered for migrant students. Each project used teachers or paraprofessionals for supplementary individual or small group instruction in areas of deficiency. More children were served in 1980 than in previous years, and 15 new projects were initiated. Numerous staff development activities contributed to the success of local projects. Lack of suitable instructional space was the most common program weakness reported. Other problems included lack of trained personnel, lack of parental interest and involvement, and laxity in following requirements of the Migrant Student Record Transfer System. Project strengths included favorable teacher-pupil ratios, individualized instruction, and cooperation of other agencies in providing needs of migrant families. Tabular data and recommendations for state and local program management are included. (CM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agency Cooperation, Annual Reports, Community Involvement, Cooperative Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Migrant Education, Migrant Programs, Objectives, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, State Programs, Summer Programs, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Identifiers: Migrant Student Record Transfer System; North Carolina
Note: For a related document, see ED 180 702.