ERIC Number: ED204732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of Right to Read in Illinois: Final Report, 1977.
Olson, George E.; And Others
The five sections of this report present information about the evaluation of the Right to Read Project in Illinois for the 1976-77 school year. The first section provides background information about the national Right to Read effort and a history of the project in Illinois. The second section explains the purposes of the project evaluation, including the rationale used, the objectives employed, and the nature of the evaluation model. The third section describes the methodology employed to develop the evaluation and monitoring system, its implementation, and the data collection procedures. In addition, it describes the qualitative data validation devices used, as well as the techniques used to derive the "model" projects. The fourth section contains a full discussion of the validation data, findings concerning local and statewide discrepancy scores, and findings concerning the model projects. The final section presents the constraints and limitations of the study and more fully outlines the implications of the data and the recommendations suggested by the findings. Appendixes contain supportive materials. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Program Planning and Development.
Authoring Institution: Roosevelt Univ., Chicago, IL. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Illinois; Right to Read