ERIC Number: ED081874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Evaluation of ESEA, Title I Projects of California Schools. Annual Report, 1971-72.
Quan, Howard; And Others
An analysis of the statewide evaluation reports of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, program in California for 1971-72 indicated general findings regarding each of several components: Title I students at all grade levels, on an average, attained more than one month's growth in reading skills for each month of instruction. Districts that offered English as a second language reported that their objectives were achieved more often when locally developed instructional materials were used with individualized instruction rather than when available commercial instructional materials were used in large-group instruction. A majority of Title I students achieved gains equal to, or more than, one month's growth in mathematics for each month's participation in the Title I program. The auxiliary services component provided supportive pupil personnel services, library services, and health services necessary to the success of the project participants. Major objectives included improvement in pupil behavior, learning, and personal health. Improved parent attendance at school meetings and parent conferences, more positive attitudes towards the school, and increased communication and cooperation between the home and the school were objectives achieved. Greater understanding and acceptance, knowledge, interaction, and positive attitudes helped to reduce isolation between different racial, social, cultural, or ethnic groups. Staff personnel were trained who worked directly with the students. Emphasis was on improvement of instruction, changes in staff attitudes, and increased knowledge of learning processes. (Author/JM)
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Sponsor: California State Board of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Compensatory Education Evaluation and Research.
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I