ERIC Number: ED080241
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Apr-15
Reference Count: N/A
Study of Modified School Programs for Migrant Children.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.
The findings, implications, and recommendations of a Texas migrant education study were presented in this report. Objectives were to determine how educational achievement of migrant students in 6-month programs compares with that of students in 9-month modified programs for migrants and with other students in the community, the effects of differences in resources, and the comparison of achievement of migrant pupils enrolled in out-of-state schools while in transit with those not enrolled in out-of-state schools. It was found that none of the programs were making an adequate change in the performance of migrant children and that for all 3 groups the Stanford Achievement Test performance was substantially below national norms. An evaluation of the 6-month extended day migrant school program showed that it required a thorough and constructive review. The major implication was that an in-depth study of migrant education is necessary if adequate solutions are to be developed. (PS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education, Community Involvement, Educational Programs, Evaluation, Mexican Americans, Migrant Children, Socioeconomic Status, Standardized Tests
Southwest Educational Development Lab., 800 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas 78701 (Free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Migrant and Preschool Programs.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.