ERIC Number: ED340126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Nov-15
Reference Count: N/A
Powerful Stories, Positive Results: Arizona At-Risk Policy Report, FY 1990-91 [Executive Summary].
Vandegrift, Judith A.; And Others
Outcomes of educational programs for at-risk youth in Arizona are described in this report for the fiscal year 1990-91. Based on 3 years of experience and data from 55 districts and schools with at-risk programs, the report determines the impact of various strategies, presents holistic and discrete intervention models, and discusses policy issues and options. Described are program characteristics, at-risk variables, and effective strategies for K-3 and 7-12 students. Outcomes in student achievement, parental involvement, and staff training are also presented. Other findings are discussed, such as factors in the quality of implementation and the state role. Eleven recommendations are offered. Ten tables and one figure are included. (16 references) (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Morrison Inst. for Public Policy.
Note: For the Project Report, see EA 023 547.